Fact-checked by: Science Feedback

2022/09/03 | United States

FALSE: mRNA vaccines cause “vascular and organ damage” that can lead to death.

Explanation: Before receiving marketing authorization, COVID-19 vaccines demonstrated their safety and effectiveness through several stages of clinical trials. However, regulatory agencies and health authorities continue to monitor possible safety issues among vaccinated people to identify any potential rare effect. There is an overwhelming body of evidence indicating that the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination continue to outweigh the known and potential risks, and serious reactions after vaccination are rare.

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This false claim originated from: Michael Palmer, Sucharit Bhakdi; Doctors for COVID Ethics

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