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The film “Died Suddenly” rehashes debunked claims and conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 vaccines

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COVID-19 vaccines are linked to abnormal blood clotting, sudden deaths, world depopulation

SOURCE: Richard Hirschman, Theresa Long, Steve Kirsch, Stew Peters Network

Published: 29 Nov 2022

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Multiple studies showed that COVID-19 increases the risk of heart inflammation more than vaccines do; study in Israel misleadingly used to claim otherwise

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Israeli study showed that COVID-19 doesn’t increase the risk of heart inflammation

SOURCE: Marina Medvin, Twitter

Published: 16 Nov 2022

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Scientific evidence shows that unvaccinated people are more likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die, contrary to claim in viral social media posts about Germany data

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More than 88% of ICU patients in Germany are vaccinated; the COVID-19 vaccines no longer protect against severe disease

SOURCE: Olaf Garber, Twitter

Published: 13 Nov 2022

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Clinical trial by Moderna found no safety concerns with the COVID-19 vaccine in toddlers, contrary to claim by Joseph Ladapo

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According to Moderna themselves: Serious adverse events affected 1 in 200 toddlers. But they still concluded the mRNA vaccine was safe in children

SOURCE: Joseph Ladapo, Twitter

Published: 05 Nov 2022

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Photos of blood clots removed during embalming don’t show any link with COVID-19 vaccines; blood clotting risk is much higher after COVID-19 than vaccination

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COVID-19 vaccines are linked to an increase in abnormal blood clots observed by embalmers

SOURCE: Matthew Horwood, Twitter, Instagram

Published: 02 Nov 2022

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Scientific studies show that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine reduces transmission; claim by Rob Roos is misleading

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“In COVID hearing, #Pfizer director admits: #vaccine was never tested on preventing transmission. ‘Get vaccinated for others’ was always a lie.”

SOURCE: Rob Roos, Twitter

Published: 18 Oct 2022

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Analysis by Florida Department of Health about COVID-19 mRNA vaccines contains multiple methodological problems

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Florida study found that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines increase the risk of cardiac-related death, especially in men

SOURCE: Joseph Ladapo, Fox News, Twitter

Published: 13 Oct 2022

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Denmark didn’t ban COVID-19 vaccines for people under 50

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Denmark banned COVID-19 vaccines for anyone under 50

SOURCE: Clay Travis, Toby Young, OutKick, Substack

Published: 18 Sep 2022

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Study claiming that ivermectin reduces COVID-19 mortality by 92% has important methodological problems

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“Ivermectin reduces COVID death risk by 92%, peer-reviewed study finds”; NIH now lists ivermectin as COVID-19 therapy

SOURCE: Paul Sacca, Robby Starbuck, Jake Shields, The Blaze, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 07 Sep 2022

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Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis is caused by a viral infection; no evidence that COVID-19 vaccine played a role

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome that caused Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis is linked to the COVID-19 vaccine

SOURCE: Social media users, Steve Kirsch, Facebook, Twitter, Substack

Published: 16 Jun 2022

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