James D Cherry

Professor (Pediatrics), David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Expertise: Pediatrics, Infectious Disease

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CLAIMS REVIEWED

Vaccines do not cause mercury toxicity or autism, contrary to claim in London Real video

CLAIM
"Autism is nothing more than mercury toxicity"; vaccine ingredients are toxic

SOURCE: Rashid Buttar, London Real

Published: 15 May 2020

VERDICT

Vaccines do not cause neurological damage, aluminum levels in vaccines are safe

CLAIM
Aluminum in vaccines causes neurological damage and autism

SOURCE: Arjun Walia, Facebook users, Collective Evolution

Published: 24 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

Contrary to popular video claim, vaccine ingredients are safe, not linked to encephalopathy

CLAIM
Toxic vaccine ingredients in the MMR vaccine cause encephalopathy

SOURCE: Del Bigtree, The Highwire

Published: 13 Jun 2019

VERDICT