Fact-checked by: Vistinomer

2022/10/25 | North Macedonia

FALSE: Airlines are now banning pilots who are vaccinated because of the possibility of heart attacks and blood clots.

Explanation: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents 290 airlines worldwide, including Russia's largest airline Aeroflot and Spain's largest airline Iberia, told the AFP news agency that they were not aware that any airline was "considering not allowing the travel of vaccinated travelers because of the risk of blood clots." IATA writes that the issue of prevention due to the risk of blood clots as a side effect of the Covid-19 vaccine is not part of their agenda and has never been considered as a risk issue.

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