Fact-checked by: Taiwan FactCheck Center

2021/06/20 | Taiwan

PARTY FALSE: The Covid vaccination rate is low in Japan is because of their dark history of several vaccination events. One is the rheumatoid arthritis vaccine. The administered doses were too high, and it led to nine deaths.

Explanation: There were indeed several controversies surrounding vaccination in Japanese history. However, in the event of the fatality of nine rheumatoid arthritis patients, the researchers suspected their death were related to the medicine Leflunomide they took, not vaccine. There is no vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis either.

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