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14 June 2021

David Icke makes false claim that vaccines are ‘gene therapy’

Conspiracy theorist David Icke has made unsubstantiated claims about Covid-19 transmission , climate change and gene therapy.

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David Icke makes false claim that vaccines are ‘gene therapy’
14 June 2021

Don’t use washing up liquid to remove ticks

Although this may sometimes work, there are better methods which could help to reduce the risk of contracting a disease from a tick.

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Don’t use washing up liquid to remove ticks
14 June 2021

Christian Eriksen did not have Covid-19 vaccine before collapse, says Inter Milan CEO

Users on social media are sharing false claims that the Danish footballer had been vaccinated days before becoming ill on the pitch.

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Christian Eriksen did not have Covid-19 vaccine before collapse, says Inter Milan CEO
11 June 2021

Possible link between Pfizer second dose and mild heart inflammation in young men

Most men studied in Israel had to go into hospital for a few days but the majority of cases were quite mild.

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Possible link between Pfizer second dose and mild heart inflammation in young men
11 June 2021

Covid-19 is real and not a government euthanasia policy

Covid-19 and SARS-CoV-2 are well recognised, and there is no evidence that midazolam has been used as part of a euthanasia policy designed to kill Covid-19 patients.

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Covid-19 is real and not a government euthanasia policy
10 June 2021

Boris Johnson was broadly right about aid spending

The government’s plan to reduce foreign aid will still mean spending more on it than past governments did.

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Boris Johnson was broadly right about aid spending
9 June 2021

There’s no evidence Covid-19 vaccines make the disease worse

Experts say animal studies, clinical trials, and increasing real world data add to evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are not causing antibody dependent enhancement.

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There’s no evidence Covid-19 vaccines make the disease worse
8 June 2021

Matt Hancock used the phrase ‘protective ring’ about care homes long before he claims

Records show the Health Secretary used the phrase about care homes in May 2020 to describe actions taken in the first wave of the pandemic.

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Matt Hancock used the phrase ‘protective ring’ about care homes long before he claims
7 June 2021

A magnet won’t stick to a glass vaccine vial

A widely-shared social media video claims to show a magnet sticking to what appears to be a vaccine vial.

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A magnet won’t stick to a glass vaccine vial
4 June 2021

Piers Corbyn makes misleading claims about vaccine deaths

Piers Corbyn has falsely claimed vaccines caused over a thousand deaths and nearly a million adverse reactions.

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Piers Corbyn makes misleading claims about vaccine deaths
4 June 2021

What’s happening with your NHS data?

We cover whether your data’s being sold, the types of opt-out available and what exactly has changed.

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What’s happening with your NHS data?
4 June 2021

Govt advice differs for travel to some amber list islands

The FCDO advises against non-essential travel to amber list countries, but makes exemptions for some islands of these countries

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Govt advice differs for travel to some amber list islands

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