Fact-checked by: Science Feedback

2022/10/21 | United States

FALSE: “One in every 500 children under five years who received the Pfizer mRNA Covid vaccine were hospitalized with a vaccine injury.”

Explanation: The American Academy of Pediatricians recommends that all eligible infants, children, and adolescents six months and older be vaccinated against COVID-19. Although the U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the childhood immunization schedule, this addition doesn’t make the vaccine mandatory for attending schools. Whether a vaccine is mandatory to attend school is up to the states.

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This false claim originated from: Alex Berenson, Will Jones; Daily Sceptic, Substack

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