COVID-19 Vaccine-Generated Spike Protein is Safe, Contrary to Viral Claims

July 1, 2021 /

SciDigest Hundreds of millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered safely in the United States in the last six months. There is no evidence…

No Scientific Basis for Vaccine ‘Shedding’ Claims

May 11, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest COVID-19 vaccines do not contain a live virus, so there isn’t a biological path for a vaccinated person to “shed” the SARS-CoV-2 spike…

Vaccines Benefit Those Who Have Had COVID-19, Contrary to Viral Posts

April 23, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest There is no evidence that vaccines could cause harm to people who already have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or have become ill with…

Viral Posts Misuse VAERS Data to Make False Claims About COVID-19 Vaccines

March 31, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Social media posts repeatedly misuse unverified data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System to falsely claim that COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous, and…

Posts Distort CDC Study Supporting Mask Mandates to Reduce COVID-19

March 19, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that state-issued mask mandates were associated with significant decreases in daily COVID-19…

No Evidence Vaccines Impact Fertility

February 26, 2021 /

Q: Do the COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility? A: There’s no evidence that approved vaccines cause fertility loss. Although clinical trials did not study the issue,…