Fact-checked by: Science Feedback

2022/07/25 | United States

FALSE: Lancet’s study showed that vaccinated people have lower immune function than unvaccinated people; COVID-19 vaccines suppress the immune system.

Explanation: No scientific evidence supports the claim that COVID-19 vaccination weakens the immune system. On the contrary, vaccination helps our immune system to better defend itself against infection. Large-scale clinical trials and scientific studies found that the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines outweigh their risks.

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This false claim originated from: Kenji Yamamoto, Tucker Carlson; Fox News, The Hodgetwins

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