Fact-checked by: MediaWise

2020/12/01 | United States

FALSE: Bill Gates is calling for mandatory vaccinations of all people and that those who receive the vaccine will face a 1-in-10,000 chance of death

Explanation: Claims that Bill Gates is calling for mandatory vaccinations stem from an edited and out-of-context video. While Gates has said we need vaccines “available” to almost every person in order to get back to normal, he has never said people should be forced to take it. And according to FDA documents, during the trials, two out of 21,000 trial participants who got the vaccine died. One of those two people died from a heart attack while the other died from arteriosclerosis. However, this does not mean that you have a 1-in-10,000 chance of death. It means that one out of 10,000 trial participants died during the trial. It is inaccurate to specifically extrapolate the results of a vaccine trial to an entire population.

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