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Did the Covid vaccines lower fertility rates via causing infertility?

JD Rucker claims that a falling birth rate is the result of reproductive damage caused by Covid-19 vaccines. However he does not say if he means all the vaccines or just some of them: none are ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It appears that the Chinese Embassy is referring to Dr Helen Y. Chu, an American immunologist who was born in China. Dr Chu has been lauded for ignoring a "CDC gag order" (example from ...
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Did COVID-19 come to Italy months before the pandemic was declared?

Probably not. The research that Reuters story was based on was later cited as using a potentially unreliable test that could have been affected by all of the subjects being older smokers. As noted by ...
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Did the grandson of John Rabe receive medicine from China during the start of COVID?

tl;dr summary: Partially False but close to a true event. There is an official press release by the City of Heidelberg about an event that sounds close to this claim True The City of Nanjing donated ...
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Did the Covid vaccines lower fertility rates via causing infertility?

Fertility Rate: [The] average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. — Fertility rate | Britannica The fertility rate of a population is affected by individual choice (...
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Did COVID-19 come to Italy months before the pandemic was declared?

The relevant study is easily available at for example: Giovanni Apolone et al., Unexpected detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the prepandemic period in Italy // Tumori Journal 107(5), 2021. The ...
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Did a CDC Study confirm a 13,200% increase in Autoimmune Heart Disease After Covid-19 mRNA Vaccines were administered?

Short Answer: "13,200%" increase: Maybe? Leaves out key information. Any increase: Yes. Multiple studies have shown an increase. According to the study, the vast majority of patients ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

Michael Boeckh, Helen Y. Chu,Janet A. Englund, Christina M. Lockwood, Deborah A. Nickerson, Jay Shendure  and Lea Starita Wrote: "Our efforts to test for SARS-CoV-2 in the community were ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It was not a gag order, and it was not to suppress COVID testing. I remember reading about this doctor. The issue was that the samples were taken months before COVID-19 was a thing, so there wasn't ...
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Does massaging a vaccinated arm reduce effectiveness of vaccine?

Leakage through the injection canal does occur (Ignaut 2012), without manipulation and for short insulin needles (which are quite comparable to vaccination needles) it is about 0.35%, so quite ...
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Did COVID-19 come to Italy months before the pandemic was declared?

It is almost certainly untrue that there was COVID-19 transmission in Italy in September 2019 The paper in question is Unexpected detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the prepandemic period in Italy, ...
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Do COVID-19 vaccines cause myocarditis in younger men at a rate higher than the virus?

This is probably a (biased) extract from a study like this (Hippisley-Cox et al.), that did look at age groups specifically: Subgroup analyses by age showed that the increased risk of events ...
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