Already Had COVID-19? Vaccines Boost Immunity, Not ‘Wipe Out’ Antibodies

October 21, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Studies show the COVID-19 vaccines boost the antibody levels and improve the immune response of those who previously had COVID-19. The vaccines do…

Video: Instagram Posts Spread Texas Lawmaker’s False Claims on Vaccine Testing

October 4, 2021 /

In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias teamed up to debunk false claims, spreading on social media, that were made by a state senator in Texas…

Ongoing Clinical Trials Will Decide Whether (or Not) Ivermectin Is Safe, Effective for COVID-19

September 16, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Studies on whether ivermectin is beneficial in treating COVID-19 patients haven’t been conclusive, and health officials have warned people not to self-medicate. But…

Video: Idaho Doctor Makes Baseless Claims About Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

August 27, 2021 /

1 In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias teamed up to debunk false claims made by a doctor in Idaho about COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and…

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,…