Fact-checked by: Ellinika Hoaxes

2021/04/14 | Greece, United States

MISLEADING: According to Dr. Charlie Ward, the SARS-CoV-2 virus is solely transmitted through injection and the vaccines against the virus contain the dangerous chemical substance potassium chlorate (KCl) used in lethal injection in the US.

Explanation: Mr. Ward is not a medical doctor and has no relevant expertise. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is mainly transmitted through droplets from coughing and sneezing. This method of transmission is why the health authorities have issued safety distance and mask use guidelines. Potassium chlorate can indeed be dangerous in high concentrations, but the COVID-19 vaccines contain trace amounts that pose no threat to our health.

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