Karina Top

Associate Professor (Division of Pediatrics), Dalhousie University

Expertise: Pediatrics, Vaccines, Epidemiology

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publication   https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1112-0

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Significant methodological flaws in a 2020 study claiming to show unvaccinated children are healthier

CLAIM
Vaccinated children are more likely to have adverse health outcomes like developmental delays, asthma, and ear infections compared to unvaccinated children.

SOURCE: Brian Hooker, Neil Miller, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 04 Jun 2020

VERDICT

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. misrepresents WHO causality assessment for adverse events following vaccination, wrongly claims it enables cover-up of vaccine deaths

CLAIM
[It] is nearly impossible to categorize post-vaccine deaths as vaccine-related

SOURCE: Baxter Dmitry, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children's Health Defense, NewsPunch

Published: 15 Oct 2019

VERDICT