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The Infodemic: Study Didn't Say Pfizer Vaccine Causes Neurological Damage


FILE - A woman receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Wilmington, Calif., April 13, 2021.

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Daily Debunk

Claim: A scientific study "confirmed" that the Pfizer vaccine causes neurological damage.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Snopes

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that the Russian Embassy in Kenya put out a press release talking about three companies overpricing Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines in Kenya.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Vaccinations are plateauing. Don’t blame it on ‘resistance’
Instead of talking up hesitancy, it’s time to talk about what motivates people to get vaccinated and identify the ongoing barriers to vaccination.
-- Stat, April 27

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