Reviews of articles from: The Blaze

CLAIM REVIEWS

CDC’s COVID Data Tracker revised COVID-19 deaths downward, but more reliable mortality data still indicate that COVID-19 is a major cause of death in the U.S.

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The CDC “removed tens of thousands of deaths linked to COVID-19, including nearly a quarter of deaths it had listed in those under 18 years old”

SOURCE: Zachary Stieber, Paul Sacca, The Epoch Times, The Blaze, Chicks on the Right

Published: 24 Mar 2022

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COVID-19 vaccines aren’t associated with a higher risk of pregnancy complication, contrary to claim by Daniel Horowitz

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“The shots were not studied in pregnant women”; “we have seen 50 times the rate of reporting [in VAERS] per month of miscarriages for this vaccine than the other vaccines put together.”

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 18 Jan 2022

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Ivermectin study in the city of Itajaí contains several methodological weaknesses, resulting in questionable conclusions

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A preprint of an ivermectin study in the Brazilian city of Itajaí found that prophylactic ivermectin reduced COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality by half

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Daniel Horowitz, Gateway Pundit, ZeroHedge, The Blaze

Published: 18 Dec 2021

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No evidence that the low COVID-19 case rate in Sweden is due to herd immunity; vaccines don’t lead to new variants of SARS-CoV-2

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“Sweden obliterates the lie of ‘vaccines’ as ticket to ending pandemic”; mass vaccination create vaccine-mediated viral enhancement

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 29 Nov 2021

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COVID-19 treatments can improve a patient’s survival and recovery, but don’t replace the individual and community benefits of vaccination

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"Now the vaccines are no longer working"; "the vaccine never stopped transmission"; "earlier-vaccinated people experience a complete waning of the injection-induced antibodies”; antibody therapy, “the one option that works”, is blocked by the government

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 23 Sep 2021

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Article claiming that “masks don’t work” misleads readers by inaccurately interpreting a withdrawn study and a published study conducted on U.S. Marine Corps recruits

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“Pro-mask study withdrawn after virus spread in counties analyzed by researchers”; “masks don’t work”

SOURCE: Daniel Horowitz, The Blaze

Published: 18 Nov 2020

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Misinterpreted New York Times report leads to false claim that the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is inflated by up to 90%

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COVID-19 case numbers are inflated due to PCR test sensitivity; “90% of positive COVID-19 tests should be negative”

SOURCE: Liz Wheeler, Steve Deace, One America News Network, The Blaze

Published: 10 Sep 2020

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