REVIEW On 17 January 2023, the website The Exposé published an article, proclaiming in the headline that “Secret CDC Report confirms nearly 120k Youngsters ‘Died Suddenly’ in the USA by Oct. 2022 following roll-out of COVID Vaccines”. Citin
SciCheck Digest Government health agencies disclosed a potential safety concern for strokes in those 65 and older with one of the COVID-19 vaccines, but the agencies haven’t found any causal relationship and the concern was flagged by just one
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) find a link between the Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine and strokes in the elderly? No, that's not true: The U.S. public health agencies
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) admit that COVID-19 vaccines were created as part of a "depopulation kill plan"? No, that's not true: The CDC has never described COVID vaccine programs as a "depopulation plan." Th
Has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded more than 16,000 people who have died within a few days of taking the COVID-19 vaccine where the deaths were proven to have been caused by the vaccine? No, that's not true:
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launch an anti-smoking effort with a video ad that uses the tagline "It's Gay to Smoke"? No, that's not true: The video is from a fake story created more than a decade ago by the sa
There are a record high cases of flu in the U.S. this year, and “last year there were none.”
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "quietly" confirm in late 2022 that at least 118,000 children and young adults have "died suddenly" in the U.S. since rollout of COVID-19 vaccines? No, that's not true: Experts told
Does a "secret" CDC report reveal that at least 1.1 million Americans have "Died Suddenly" since the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out? Does a separate government report from the United Kingdom prove the vaccines are to blame? No, that's not true
“El CDC está a punto de agregar la vacuna Co vid al calendario de vacunación infantil, lo que haría que la vacunación sea obligatoria para que los niños asistan a la escuela”.
The CDC does not set vaccine requirements at schools. It is done by the states and subsequently changes from area to area.
A routine meeting of a group of vaccine experts who advise the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention became the target of a storm of misinformation after unfounded rumors […] The post CDC committee’s vote did not make COVID-19 vac
SciCheck Digest Vaccines are added to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization schedule after consultation with an outside advisory group and when the benefits outweigh the risks. Contrary to claims from Tucker Carlson and others
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mandate that students get COVID-19 shots? No, that's not true: While an independent CDC advisory committee did vote on October 20, 2022, to add the COVID vaccine to its list of reco
“The CDC is about to add the COVID vaccine to the childhood immunization schedule, which would make the vax mandatory for kids to attend school.”
Does a "massive study" of "v-safe" data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prove that the COVID-19 vaccine caused a "stunning amount" of severe side effects? No, that's not true: No such study occurred, and
“CDC says 60% of Americans have parasites.”
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted an online seminar about the treatment of blood clots, which is expected to grow as the U.S. population ages and the obesity rate increases. But some vaccine opponents misrepresented
CDC Director Rochelle Wallensky. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.)An article from Real Raw News, a self-described “independent publisher” that “explores content often avoided by the mainstream media,” claims: “CDC Pushes
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of the naegleria fowleri amoeba in the child, according to the Douglas County Department of Health in Omaha.
The head of nation's top public health agency announced a shake-up of the organization, intended to make it more nimble.
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "just dramatically" change their claims about mRNA vaccine safety? No, that's not true: While the public health agency did remove information from a COVID-19 vaccine website that sa
The changes are driven by a recognition that an estimated 95% of Americans 16 and older have acquired some level of immunity.
Four property management companies accounted for nearly 15,000 eviction filings in the United States as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, according to a House investigation — nearly triple the amount that had previously been reported. Their practic
REVIEW The recent monkeypox outbreak has led to the disease spreading in dozens of countries where it isn’t normally found. There have been over 25,000 cases and a small number of deaths, leading to the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring a
U.S. adults who haven’t gotten any COVID-19 shots yet should consider a new option from Novavax -- a more traditional kind of vaccine.
Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines because regular shots don't provide them enough protection, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.
Did a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study find COVID-19 vaccination increases the risk of suffering autoimmune disease myocarditis by 13,200%? No, that's not true: The study never mentions autoimmune myocarditis, which
The role that the federal government plays in containing future epidemics will hinge on the outcome of an appeal of this week’s court ruling that overturned the mask mandate for travelers on airlines, trains, and the nation’s mass transit systems.
On April 18 2022, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle vacated a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mask mandate for public transportation, a reversal with broad implications. Forbes was one of the first outlets to cover the ruling, prefacing the
The Biden administration announced that it is extending the nationwide mask requirement for public transit for 15 days as it monitors an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
SciCheck Digest A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that side effects such as a sore arm or headache following a booster dose of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines were less frequent than after the second dose. But a Facebook vid
REVIEW The COVID-19 pandemic caused more than 400 million confirmed cases and 6 million deaths worldwide as of 22 March 2022, according to Johns Hopkins University. Mortality is an important metric to guide and assess public policies against COVID-1
The CDC’s new guidelines on COVID-19 risk and masking send confounding signals
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said she gets COVID-19 reports from CNN.
Children who are 30 months old should have a vocabulary of around 50 words, the new CDC guidelines say.
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) change a COVID-19 risk assessment map ahead of President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on March 1, 2022, to make it look better for the administration? No, that's not true:
The CDC revised its childhood developmental milestone checklists for the first time in years to help parents identify delays earlier. The changes have been underway since 2017, and there’s no indication they were made to cover up pandemic-related imp
REVIEW On 8 February 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its checklist for developmental milestones for children up to five years old. These milestones are specific physical and behavioral skills that infants and
Do data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show mass vaccinations have had no measurable impact on COVID-19 mortality in the United States? No, that's not true: There are multiple reports and peer-reviewed studies s