Fact-checked by: Science Feedback

2022/08/29 | United States

MISLEADING: “[T]he peak of vaccine mandates in America […] coincides with massive excess mortality among people in the prime of life”

Explanation: Scientific evidence overwhelmingly shows that COVID-19 vaccines are very safe and highly effective at reducing the risk of severe illness and death. No evidence suggests an association between COVID-19 vaccines and sudden death in young people. On the contrary, analyses comparing the proportion of deaths among vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals indicate that COVID-19 vaccines actually reduce the risk of all-cause death.

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This false claim originated from: Mark Steyn; GB News

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