REVIEW Public figures easily have millions of people following them on social media and their messaging on such platforms can significantly influence their audience’s beliefs and behaviors on various issues. This influence can sometimes be valuabl
Pandemic deaths in the UK were indeed among the worst in western Europe as the Inquiry had heard—but also about in the middle, by the standards of Europe as a whole, as Mr Johnson said.
Is cancer caused by the consumption of an "excess" amount of sugar "in your system"? No, that's not true: Sugar itself does not cause cancer. While sugar is not carcinogenic, meaning it does not cause cancer, consuming it is linked to som
REVIEW On 27 October 2023, entrepreneur Tony Delgado, who has more than a million followers on Instagram, posted a screenshot of an article with the headline “New Study Reveals Covid mRNA Jabs Killed ‘3.5X More Americans Than Virus Itself’”.
REVIEW Why did some countries continue to experience excess mortality in 2022 and 2023, even though fewer people died from COVID-19? While an important question to answer, it has been exploited in the service of an anti-vaccine narrative, specifical
A print article claimed that poor NHS standards were the reason for almost 100,000 excess cardiovascular deaths since 2020, but it didn’t mention that Covid itself might have caused most of them.
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Does cyanocobalamin, a man-made form of vitamin B12, cause or aggravate anxiety and depression if too much of it remains in the body? No, that's not true: The human body has a difficult time absorbing B12, no matter what form it comes in.
SciCheck Digest COVID-19 vaccines substantially reduce the risk of dying from COVID-19, and serious side effects are very rare. Excess deaths among working-age adults in 2021 and 2022 were driven by COVID-19 and other factors, not vaccination. Faul
Report proves that COVID-19 vaccines caused 300,000 excess deaths in 2022.
REVIEW A widely-shared Facebook video, which originated on TikTok, made several claims about the role of mucus in causing various diseases. As this review will explain, mucus may be a symptom of some diseases but it is not the cause. Mucus is releas
REVIEW Inaccurate claims that COVID-19 vaccines weaken the immune system instead of boosting our immune defenses against SARS-CoV-2 have repeatedly surfaced on the internet. Health Feedback reviewed several of them and found them to be baseless, com
REVIEW Many countries experienced some level of excess mortality throughout 2022. Excess mortality is determined by comparing how many people were expected to have died based on the previous years’ mortality with how many people actually died. For
REVIEW On 23 January 2023, retired nurse educator John Campbell published a YouTube video commenting on excess mortality data from EuroMOMO, a project monitoring mortality in 29 European countries or subregions, led by scientists at the Statens Seru
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
Earlier this month the Royal College of Emergency Medicine estimated delays are causing 300-500 deaths a week - but NHS leaders say they “don’t recognise these numbers”.
Dr Aseem Malhotra told the BBC that mRNA vaccines were “a likely contributing factor” to excess deaths in the UK. But the vaccines will have limited them, by preventing tens of thousands of deaths.
REVIEW In 2022, the U.K. had a high number of deaths compared to recent years before the COVID-19 pandemic. These excess deaths have been scrutinized by the media due to concerns about the ability of the health system to deliver sufficient care. A F
Did Switzerland ban electric vehicles "due to their excessive energy use" on December 7, 2022? No, that's not true: The country only discussed a draft of legislation that suggested that electric car use might be limited to essential activ
Not all of the 30,000 excess deaths involving heart disease in England since the pandemic started were necessarily caused by healthcare disruption. Many may have been caused by Covid-19.
On October 3 2022, journalist James Surowiecki tweeted about a “new study” of post-vaccine pandemic mortality, contrasting deaths in Florida and Ohio with voter registrations: New study of almost 600,000 deaths in Ohio and Florida shows t
Has the number of excess deaths in Europe gone up a "shocking 691%" in children since the European Medicines Agency (EMA) first approved the COVID vaccine for them? Yes, it's true that the number of excess deaths has gone up some sevenfol
The study in question has not been peer reviewed and does not claim a causal link between vaccination and death.
REVIEW On 26 July 2022, businessman Brad Lea posted a video excerpt of his interview with Gary Brecka, CEO of Streamline Medical Group, on Facebook. The caption of the video claimed that “The MTHFR gene mutation inhibits the way the body processes
Does a new study from Germany show that a higher COVID-19 vaccination rate results in higher death rates? No, that's not true: A German politician had presented a paper in a state parliamentary debate on November 17, 2021, that allegedly
The Daily Expose's report is based on the assumption that the vaccine causes blood clots, which is misleading since it happens in very rare cases.
COVID-19 Vaccines did not cause the excess deaths. The excess deaths were caused by various ailments such as COVID-19, dementia, and cancer.
Did "experts" issue a warning stating black licorice causes instant death in "seniors"? No, that's not entirely true: This claim is missing context. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that eating an excessive amount of black lico
REVIEW A video originally posted to TikTok and shared around 5,000 times on Facebook claimed that “mucus is the cause of all diseases” and listed ways to reduce the production of mucus. Mucus is a protective secretion produced by the body. Mucus c
Ear candling is not an effective way to clear out earwax. It is also an unsafe pseudoscientific treatment.
Steaming therapy uses to soothe and relieve cold symptoms. Studies on oversteaming can cause black fungus in COVID-19 patients are in progress.
REVIEW An article published by the Gateway Pundit in early February 2021 claimed that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “illegally inflated the COVID fatality number by at least 1,600 percent”. The article received more t
“The two most recent Public Health England All-Cause Mortality Surveillance reports (31 December and 7 January) show no statistically significant excess all-cause mortality.” The Critic, 11 January 2021. “We do NOT have EXCESS DEATH
Quick Take An economics professor’s flawed interpretation of U.S. mortality data has prompted a viral, false claim that COVID-19 hasn’t led to more deaths than normal this year. In fact, multiple analyses have found there to be a higher-tha
Did a Johns Hopkins economics lecturer prove there are no "excess deaths" in 2020 due to COVID-19 and that the official U.S. death toll is misleading? No, that's not true: Her claim is based on lines on an Excel chart she made from CDC da
Is it true the lethality of COVID-19 is being overblown by government mortality data, and was a Johns Hopkins University student paper censored when it posted a story about that claim? No, that is not true. There is no evidence that offic
REVIEW A claim that COVID-19 only caused two third of the excess mortality observed in the U.S. in 2020 and that lockdowns are in part responsible for the remaining third circulated in October 2020. One article containing this claim was published by