Reviews of articles from: The Epoch Times

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2014 study by Dyall et al. is an in vitro study; clinical trials showed hydroxychloroquine is ineffective against COVID-19 in people

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Federal agencies already knew that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine “were very likely to be effective against COVID-19” based on 2014 paper

SOURCE: Meryl Nass, The Epoch Times

Published: 07 Nov 2022

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Japan preprint on myocarditis used inadequate methods to suggest COVID-19 vaccines cause more myocarditis deaths

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“SARS-CoV-2 vaccination was associated with higher risk of myocarditis death [...] risk of myocarditis following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination may be more serious than that reported previously”

SOURCE: Zachary Stieber, Stephen Hussey, The Epoch Times, Instagram

Published: 03 Nov 2022

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Mike Adams’ flawed analysis of a clot sent by embalmer Richard Hirschman doesn’t demonstrate any link between blood clots and COVID-19 vaccines

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Embalmers find “strange clots” in corpses since the implementation of COVID-19 vaccines

SOURCE: Richard Hirschman, Mike Adams, The Epoch Times, Natural News

Published: 12 Sep 2022

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Following COVID-19 vaccination, the spike protein is produced in small quantities in the body, which have not been shown to be harmful

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“[Spike] is harmful to the human body in at least eight different ways [and] can persist in the human body for weeks, or even months, after a person gets vaccinated”

SOURCE: Roma Balmakov, The Epoch Times

Published: 25 May 2022

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Multiple studies show that COVID-19 vaccines don’t cause pregnancy or fertility problems, despite widespread claims on social media

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mRNA COVID-19 vaccines accumulate in the ovaries, change menstrual cycles, and lead the immune system to mount “an immune response to their own placental protein”

SOURCE: James Thorp, Michael Yeadon, The Epoch Times

Published: 07 May 2022

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Claim by Mercola that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine causes immunosuppression is inaccurate, misrepresents study’s findings

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“Pfizer Knew About Immunosuppression”; “Fully Vaxxed Are More Likely to Die From COVID”

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Mercola, The Epoch Times

Published: 21 Apr 2022

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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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