Angéline Rouers

Research Fellow, Singapore Immunology Network

Expertise: Immunology, Human immunodeficiency virus

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publication   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.05.029

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Potential role for T cells in COVID-19 immunity accurately reported in National Geographic article

in National Geographic, by Carrie Arnold

— 19 Aug 2020

"The article accurately discusses the recent findings about the presence/relevance of T cell response against COVID-19. Indeed, both arms of adaptive immunity, humoral and cellular..

New York Times accurately reports vaccine-derived polio outbreaks caused by low vaccine coverage

in New York Times, by Associated Press

— 02 Dec 2019

"The content of the article is correct: attenuated polio strain type 2 contained in the oral vaccine can – in very rare cases – mutate and cause disease in under-immunized pers..

Article claiming vaccines cause autoimmunity and autism due to fetal DNA contaminants found unsupported and implausible

in Vaccine Impact, by Theresa Deisher

— 09 Jun 2019

"While the letter provides some concerns about the fetal cell-derived DNA contamination in vaccines, it does not provide any actual evidence to support the claims made. The whole h..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Contrary to popular claim on social media, RNA vaccines do not alter our DNA

CLAIM
“Bill Gates explains that the COVID vaccine will use experimental technology and permanently alter your DNA”

SOURCE: Alex Pietrowski, Facebook users, Waking Times

Published: 30 Jun 2020

VERDICT

Claim that flu vaccine increases coronavirus infection is unsupported, misinterprets scientific studies

CLAIM
flu vaccine increases risk of coronavirus infection

SOURCE: Benjamin Krause, Facebook users, DisabledVeterans.org, GreenMedInfo

Published: 30 Mar 2020

VERDICT

No, an “FDA study” did not find that vaccines contain cancer-causing viruses

CLAIM
The FDA study looked at vaccines that are made from living cells [...] oftentimes contaminated with hidden viral fragments which have the potential to cause cancer.

SOURCE: Aaron Kesel, Activist Post, Principia Scientific

Published: 31 Jan 2020

VERDICT

Mike Adams falsely claims cancer genes and “entire genetic code” are found in vaccines, based on unverified report

CLAIM
Vaccines [have been] found laced with entire genetic code for abnormal human loaded with cancer genes

SOURCE: Mike Adams, Natural News, Corvelva

Published: 02 Dec 2019

VERDICT

Claim that virus contaminating polio vaccine between 1955 and 1963 is cancer-causing not supported by science

CLAIM
CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Received Polio Vaccine In An 8-Year Span When It Was Contaminated With Cancer Virus

SOURCE: Dave Mihalovic, Waking Times

Published: 25 Jul 2019

VERDICT

Vaccination does not weaken the immune system against natural infection

CLAIM
With repeated use of vaccines, cell-mediated immunity weakens

SOURCE: Lance D Johnson, Andrew Wakefield, Newstarget

Published: 20 May 2019

VERDICT