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Did AHA say 90% of vaccinated people now have heart defects?!

Did the American Heart Association say that 90% of vaccinated people now have irreversible heart defects?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : AHA Said 90% Of Vaccinated People Now Have Heart Defects!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the American Heart Association said that 90% of vaccinated people now have irreversible heart defects!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

American Heart Association: 90% of Vaxxed Population Now Have Deadly Heart Defects

The American Heart Association (AMA) has warned that 90 percent of the vaccinated population now suffers from an irreversible heart condition caused by the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Truth : AHA Did Not Say 90% Of Vaccinated People Now Have Heart Defects!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : CKM Syndrome Is New Term For Existing Pathophysiology

Let me start by pointing out that CKM syndrome is a new term coined in October 2023 by the American Heart Association (AHA) for an existing pathophysiology.

CKM (cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic) syndrome, which is also known as cardiometabolic renal syndrome (CMR), describes the interconnections of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

As this letter in the Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health explains, CKM syndrome is a common pathophysiology, rather than a disease. The AHA synopsis also calls it [an existing] pathophysiology.

In other words – it’s a new term for an existing human condition that has existed probably since humans have been around, and has nothing to do with COVID-19, or the vaccines.

Fact #2 : AHA Never Said 90% Vaccinated Are Suffering From CKM Syndrome

The People’s Voice article claimed that the American Heart Association warned that 90% of the vaccinated population now suffers from CKM syndrome. That’s not true.

It was a JAMA study which found that nearly 90% of people had at least stage one of CKM syndrome, while about 15% had advanced CKM syndrome.

Fact #3 : JAMA Study Was From 2011-2020

In addition, the JAMA study was conducted based on data of 10,000 adults between 2011 and 2020, which was before mass vaccinations with COVID-19 vaccines occurred in 2021.

In other words – the CKM syndrome study had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. So why would anyone claim or suggest a connection between CKM syndrome and COVID-19 vaccines??? Who would be so evil as to mislead people???

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Fact #4 : COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Cause CKM Syndrome

As mentioned earlier, CKM syndrome describes an existing interconnection of three existing human diseases.

It is therefore not surprising that the American Heart Association did not once claim or suggest that COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome. After all, it has existed (albeit unnamed) long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented!

In fact, the AMA specifically pointed out that CKM syndrome is caused by existing risk factors:

CKM syndrome most commonly originates from excess or dysfunctional adipose tissue or both.

Dysfunctional adipose tissue, particularly visceral adipose tissue, secretes proinflammatory and prooxidative products that damage arterial, cardiac, and kidney tissues.

There is nothing in the AHA synopsis to even suggest CKM syndrome has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. In fact, the words “vaccine” and “vaccination” were not mentioned even once in the entire synopsis.

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice did not provide any evidence to back up its suggestion that CKM syndrome was caused by the spike proteins created by COVID-19 vaccines!

Fact #5 : CKM Syndrome Is Reversible

The People’s Voice article also claimed or suggested that CKM syndrome is an irreversible heart condition. Not only is CKM not a heart condition, but three different conditions, it is reversible.

In fact, the American Heart Association advisory is meant to alert people to this condition, and to inform them that treatments and lifestyle modifications can not only stop CKM syndrome from further progressing, they can reverse it as well!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice did not provide any evidence to back up its claim that CKM syndrome is irreversible!

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Is the new CKM syndrome caused by vaccine spike protein?!

Is the new CKM syndrome caused by the COVID-19 vaccine spike protein?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : CKM Syndrome Is Caused By Vaccine Spike Protein!

People are sharing an article (archive) by Natural News, which suggested that the new CKM syndrome is caused by the COVID-19 vaccine spike protein!

Here is an excerpt from the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Medical authorities claim 90% of population suddenly has mysterious new heart syndrome that sounds like SPIKE PROTEIN organ damage

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Truth : CKM Syndrome Is Not Caused By Vaccine Spike Protein!

This is yet another example of anti-vaccine fake news created or promoted by Natural News, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : CKM Syndrome Is New Term For Existing Pathophysiology

Let me start by pointing out that CKM syndrome is a new term coined in October 2023 by the American Heart Association for an existing pathophysiology.

CKM (cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic) syndrome, which is also known as cardiometabolic renal syndrome (CMR), describes the interconnections of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

As this letter in the Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health explains, CKM syndrome is a common pathophysiology, rather than a disease. The AHA synopsis also calls it [an existing] pathophysiology.

In other words – it’s a new term for an existing human condition that has existed probably since humans have been around, and has nothing to do with COVID-19, or the vaccines.

Fact #2 : AMA Never Said Vaccine Spike Protein Causes CKM Syndrome

As mentioned earlier, CKM syndrome describes an existing interconnection of three existing human diseases.

It is therefore not surprising that the American Heart Association did not once claim or suggest that COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome. After all, it has existed (albeit unnamed) long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented!

In fact, the AMA specifically pointed out that CKM syndrome is caused by existing risk factors:

CKM syndrome most commonly originates from excess or dysfunctional adipose tissue or both.

Dysfunctional adipose tissue, particularly visceral adipose tissue, secretes proinflammatory and prooxidative products that damage arterial, cardiac, and kidney tissues.

There is nothing in the AHA synopsis to even suggest CKM syndrome has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. In fact, the words “vaccine” and “vaccination” were not mentioned even once in the entire synopsis.

Unsurprisingly, Natural News did not provide any evidence to back up its suggestion that CKM syndrome was caused by the spike proteins created by COVID-19 vaccines!

Recommended : Did AstraZeneca mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Kill Many People?!

Fact #3 : CKM Syndrome Study Was From 2011-2020

In addition, I should point out that the JAMA study which found that nearly 90% of people had at least stage one of CKM syndrome, was conducted based on data of 10,000 adults between 2011 and 2020, which was before mass vaccinations with COVID-19 vaccines occurred in 2021.

In other words – the CKM syndrome study had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. So why would anyone claim or suggest a connection between CKM syndrome and COVID-19 vaccines??? Who would be so evil as to mislead people???

Fact #4 : CKM Syndrome Has Nothing To Do With Vaccines

The official AHA definition of CKM health stages also clearly show that CKM syndrome has nothing to do with vaccines of any kind:

Stage 0 : No CKM health risk factors

Individuals without overweight/obesity, metabolic risk factors (hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, MetS, diabetes), CKD, or subclinical/clinical CVD

Stage 1: Excess and/or dysfunctional adiposity

Individuals with overweight/obesity, abdominal obesity, or dysfunctional adipose tissue, without the presence of other metabolic risk factors or CKD
– BMI ≥25 kg/m2 (or ≥23 kg/m2 if Asian ancestry)
– Waist circumference ≥88/102 cm in women/men (or if Asian ancestry, ≥80/90 cm in women/men) and/or
– Fasting blood glucose ≥100–124 mg/dL or HbA1c between 5.7% and 6.4%*

The following conceptual diagram for pathophysiology underlying cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic (CKM) syndrome also shows that COVID-19 vaccines have no involvement at all!

So why would anyone ever claim or suggest that spike proteins from the COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome???

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Fact #5 : COVID-19 Infections Produce Far More Spike Proteins!

I should also point out that COVID-19 vaccines do not multiply, and can only induce a limited number of cells to produce the spike protein.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, on the other hand, is peppered with spike proteins and creates new viruses with spike proteins with every cell it infects. On top of that, the SARS-CoV-2 virus can spread through the body, delivering spike proteins wherever it goes.

If the spike proteins are the problem, as the Natural News article suggests, then a COVID-19 infection poses a far greater threat than the COVID-19 vaccine!

Fact #6 : Natural News Is Known For Fake News

Natural News is a far-right, anti-vaccination conspiracy theory and fake news website that is known for publishing / promoting pseudoscience, disinformation, and far-right extremism.

Writing in the journal Vaccine, Anna Kata identified Natural News as one of numerous websites spreading “irresponsible health information”. According to John Banks, Natural News founder Mike Adams uses “pseudoscience to sell his lies” and is “seen as generally a quack and a shill by science bloggers.”

Dr. David Gorski called Natural News “one of the most wretched hives of scum and quackery on the Internet,” and the most “blatant purveyor of the worst kind of quackery and paranoid anti-physician and anti-medicine conspiracy theories anywhere on the Internet”.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from Natural News.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Little Joe die from cardiac arrest after COVID-19 vaccination?!

Did Little Joe die from cardiac arrest after COVID-19 vaccination?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Little Joe Died From Cardiac Arrest After COVID-19 Vaccination!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed or suggested that Japan is going to ban mRNA vaccines because they cause turbo cancer!

Here is an excerpt of the (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

‘Little Joe,’ St. Louis Zoo Gorilla, Dies From Cardiac Arrest Following ‘Experimental’ Covid Vaccine

“Little Joe,” the beloved western lowland gorilla who called the St. Louis zoo home for years, has passed away after suffering a heart attack, according to the zoo.

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Truth : Little Joe Did Not Die From Cardiac Arrest After COVID-19 Vaccination!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Little Joe Died From A Heart Attack

The People’s Voice article claimed in its title that Little Joe – the popular lowland gorilla at the St. Louis zoo, died from a cardiac arrest. That’s not true.

The St. Louis Zoo announced in its Instagram post on 5 May 2024, that Little Joe passed away of a heart attack on May 4th.

In fact, The People’s Voice article itself acknowledged that Little Joe died of a heart attack, not cardiac arrest. So why would it claim in the title that Little Joe died from a cardiac arrest???

Fact #2 : Heart Attack Is Not Cardiac Arrest

Just in case The People’s Voice is not aware, I think it is important to establish that a heart attack (myocardial infarction) is not the same thing as a cardiac arrest.

A cardiac arrest is an electrical problem that causes the heart to stop beating completely, causing the person to collapse and lose consciousness, as we have seen with many young athletes like Christian Eriksen and Paul Duncan, as well as children like Jackson Mohr.

A heart attack is a circulation problem where blood supply to the heart is interrupted, typically by a blood clot. The person will often experience chest pain, shortness of breath, and even feel light-headed or nauseous.

It is also important to note that people who suffer a heart attack can develop an abnormal heart rhythm that leads to a cardiac arrest.

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Fact #3 : Little Joe Had Heart Disease

I should point out that Little Joe was under treatment for heart disease when he died. So this wasn’t a sudden or unexpected death. Despite the insinuation that Little Joe’s heart attack was caused by COVID-19 vaccines, that’s not true.

COVID-19 vaccines do not cause heart attacks. People and gorillas have been dying from heart attacks long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Fact #4 : Gorillas Commonly Die Of Heart Disease

While gorillas can and do live to 40 years or so, heart disease is probably the most common cause of death in gorillas, according to Luis Padilla, the Director of Animal Health at the St. Louis Zoo.

In fact, another male gorilla – 27 year-old Juma, was being treated for heart disease – heart failure for four years, before dying in 2015.

Needless to say, Juma’s early death from heart disease has nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines since they were invented 5 years later!

Fact #5 : Little Joe Was Likely Vaccinated 2.5 Years Ago

Little Joe was likely vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last few months of 2021, using the two-dose Zoetis vaccine for COVID-19. I should point out that this Zoetis vaccine is not used in humans.

The Zoetis COVID-19 vaccine is formulated specifically for animal species, using the same spike protein antigen, but with different carriers and adjuvants, depending on the species. Any side effects Little Joe may have suffered from the Zoetis vaccine would be unrelated to COVID-19 vaccines used in humans.

On top of that, any side effect Little Joe suffered would have appeared within days or weeks, not more than 2 years later. After all, the spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines do not stick around for months. If they did – we would have lifelong immunity, which is obviously not the case.

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Arnold Schwarzenegger develop heart problem from vaccine?!

Did Arnold Schwarzenegger develop heart problems after getting vaccinated against COVID-19?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Arnold Schwarzenegger Developed Heart Problems From Vaccine!

Right after Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed that he underwent surgery to implant a pacemaker, some people immediately claimed or suggested that the Hollywood icon and former California governor developed heart problems after getting vaccinated against COVID-19!

Salty Texan : Arnold Schwarzenegger now has a pacemaker and has had 3 open heart surgeries

I’m sure the “SCREW your Freedoms” vaccines had nothing to do with it.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Did Not Develop Heart Problems From Vaccine!

This is yet another example of fake news created or promoted by anti-vaccine activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Has A Congenital Heart Defect

Let me start by pointing out that Arnold Schwarzenegger was born with a bicuspid aortic valve – a congenital heart defect. The aortic valve normally has three cusps, but Schwarzenegger was born with just two cusps.

That may not sound like much, but it can develop into other heart problems like aortic valve stenosis, aortic valve regurgitation, or even an enlarged aorta that can eventually tear, leading to an aortic dissection.

Obviously, the COVID-19 vaccines cannot possibly cause his congenital heart defect, or its associated heart problems.

I stayed in touch with my medical team and visited in person at least once a year to get a full check-up and see how my heart was doing. That’s life with a genetic heart issue. But you won’t hear me complaining.

Fact #2 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Had Three Open Heart Surgeries

I should also point out that Arnold Schwarzenegger had three open heart surgeries in the past – long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

  • In 1997, he underwent surgery to replace his pulmonary and aortic valves.
  • In 2018, he underwent another surgery to replace the ageing pulmonary valve.
  • In 2020, he had surgery to replace his aortic valve.

I should point out that all those surgeries occurred before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved. So the COVID-19 vaccines were definitely not responsible for his heart problems.

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Fact #3 : Irregular Heartbeat From Old Scar Tissue

Arnold Schwarzenegger explained in his podcast that old scar tissue from his last surgery was causing him to have an irregular heartbeat.

… some scar tissue from my previous surgery had made my heartbeat irregular. It had been like that for a few years.

Fact #4 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Not In Poor Health

Based on his latest results, his doctor told him to get the pacemaker as soon as possible, so he quickly had it done, and went on with his life pretty quickly after that:

I told them I’d stop in Cleveland on my way home from the UK, and we’d do it. Monday, I went under and got my new machine part installed.

Like I said, by Friday, I was out doing my normal environmental work, and nobody knew anything. I can’t do my serious training in the gym for a while, but I will be 100% ready for FUBAR next month!

To be clear – Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t dying, or in poor health, from heart problems.

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Fact #5 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Family History Of Heart Problems

Arnold Schwarzenegger has spoken public about his heart problems, and even shared that he has family history of heart problems.

His mother and maternal grandmother both had heart valve problems. In fact, his mother died in 1998, after not getting the valve replacement surgery she needed.

Fact #6 : Vaccine Injury Claims Not Backed By Evidence

Finally, I should point out that all these claims that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s heart problems were caused by the COVID-19 vaccines are not backed by any evidence.

Never mind he had long-standing heart problems years before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented, none of those who made these claims offered any evidence his heart problems were caused by COVID-19 vaccines.

Just to be clear – COVID-19 vaccines cannot travel back in time to give him a congenital heart defect…

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Did CDC redact all 148 pages of its mRNA myocarditis study?!

Did the CDC redact all 148 pages of its MOVING study on myocarditis after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : CDC Redacted All 148 Pages Of mRNA Myocarditis Study!

People are claiming or suggesting that the CDC released its 148-page MOVING vaccine myocarditis study with 100% of its pages redacted!

The Vigilant Fox / Vigilant News : CDC Releases Paper on Myocarditis After COVID Vaccination, and EVERY WORD Is Redacted

“148 pages. The entire thing is redacted. What good does a study do if there’s nothing there?”

There’s obviously something very damning that they’re trying to hide.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr : The level of arrogance and contempt for the public in releasing a 100% redacted document is staggering. The CDC is thumbing their nose at the Freedom of Information Act.

Without transparency, there is no such thing as democracy. When I’m President, the CDC won’t get to decide what the public can see. Everything will be out in the open, and you won’t need a FOIA request to read any taxpayer-funded data.

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Truth : CDC Did Not Redact Its mRNA Myocarditis Study!

This is yet another example of fake news created or promoted by anti-vaccine activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : It Was CDC Document, Not Study

Let me start by pointing out that the 148-page “study” was not a study, but a document released by the CDC to The Epoch Times after its Freedom of Information Act request for “information about the CDC’s MOVING project”.

Even Zachary Stieber of The Epoch Times, who posted the document (PDF), did not label it as a study. He stated that it was a FOIA-released document on the CDC’s long-term study on myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination:

Seeing some confusion about this document: It’s a CDC document sent to us in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and is fully redacted. The request asked for information about the CDC’s MOVING project.

There is no indication that the documents contained any actual CDC study. So why would anyone claim that this 148-page document was a CDC myocarditis study???

Fact #2 : Document Was Redacted Under (b)(5) Privilege

Whenever a US government agency redacts a document, it has to label the redaction so the recipient has an idea why the information was redacted.

I went through the entire 148-page CDC document, and noticed that they were all redacted under the (b)(5) privilege. The (b)(5) redaction applies only to “inter-agency” or “intra-agency” letters or memorandums that “would not be available by law” to anyone except those that are “in litigation” with the agencies.

Exemption 5, 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(5), applies to “inter-agency or intra-agency memorandums or letters that would not be available by law to a party other than an agency in litigation with the agency,” which has been interpreted to incorporate civil litigation privileges.

(A privilege is a legal rule that protects communications within certain relationships from compelled disclosure in a court proceeding.) 

In other words – there is nothing nefarious about the redactions, and they do not conceal any study.

The redacted pages were simply letters or memorandum that would not be made available by law, except to those who have sued the CDC, or the agency / agencies involved in those letters or memorandums.

They may, for example, contain personal information of the study participants, or other confidential information that the CDC is not permitted to release by law, except in cases of litigation.

Recommended : Is FDA Refusing To Release Vaccine Myocarditis Results?!

Fact #3 : CDC Study Was Already Published Publicly!

There is also no indication that the CDC is attempting to cover up the findings of its MOVING (Myocarditis outcomes after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination) study. After all, the CDC already published its initial study in The Lancet, on 21 September 2022more than 1.5 years ago!

Even Zachary Stieber acknowledged that, and provided the same link to the MOVING study in The Lancet. He also pointed out that the CDC told The Epoch Times in January 2024 that it planned to submit another paper with updated findings for peer review.

The CDC plans to submit another paper on updated findings from the project for peer review, a spokesperson told us in January.

To be clear – the CDC published its first study more than 1.5 years ago on the results from its MOVING project on monitoring myocarditis outcomes after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination.

And when its updated MOVING study paper is peer-reviewed and published, it will also be available for public consumption. What exactly is being covered up here???

Fact #4 : Most mRNA Myocarditis Cases Recovered After 90 Days

According to the CDC study that was published in September 2022, its MOVING project collected data on 519 young people who developed myocarditis after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination.

It found that most individuals recovered from myocarditis after 90 days, with normal or back-to-baseline:

  • troponin levels : 91%
  • echocardiograms : 94%
  • electrocardiograms : 77%
  • exercise stress testing : 90%
  • ambulatory rhythm monitoring : 90%

On top of that, the study concluded that “the quality of life measures were comparable to those in pre-pandemic and early pandemic populations of a similar age“.

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Fact #5 : There Are Many Studies On Post-Vaccination Myocarditis

Claims that the CDC is attempting to hide its data by redacting documents is also not logical, because other organisations and research teams have already published multiple studies on post-vaccination myocarditis and/or pericarditis. For example:

  • Myopericarditis following COVID-19 vaccination and non-COVID-19 vaccination: a systematic review and meta-analysis (link) by Ryan Ruiyang Ling et. al.
  • Myocarditis and Pericarditis after COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines (PDF) by Public Health Ontario
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of myocarditis and pericarditis in adolescents following COVID-19 BNT162b2 vaccination (link) by Patrick D.M.C. Katoto et. al.
  • SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination and Myocarditis in a Nordic Cohort Study of 23 Million Residents (link) by Øystein Karlstad et. al.
  • Clinical outcomes of myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination in four Nordic countries: population based cohort study (link) by Anders Busby et. al.

Not only are these studies publicly available, they confirm CDC findings that post-vaccination myocarditis is rare, and most patients recovered within 90 days.

Fact #6 : COVID-19 Myocarditis Is More Common

What anti-vaccine activists may not tell you is that COVID-19 is known to cause myocarditis. In fact, the CDC reported in September 2021 that COVID-19 patients have nearly 16X the risk of developing myocarditis:

During March 2020–January 2021, patients with COVID-19 had nearly 16 times the risk for myocarditis compared with patients who did not have COVID-19, and risk varied by sex and age.

The findings in this report underscore the importance of implementing evidence-based COVID-19 prevention strategies, including vaccination, to reduce the public health impact of COVID-19 and its associated complications.

The risk of dying from COVID-19 myocarditis (13.54% of cases) is also almost 5X higher than non-COVID-19 myocarditis (2.88% of cases), according to a 2022 German study.

If you are worried about dying from myocarditis, well, you should certainly want to avoid getting a COVID-19 infection!

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Did Yutaka Yoshie Die Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did Japanese wrestler Yutaka Yoshie die suddenly from the COVID-19 vaccine, right after an All Japan Pro Wrestling match?!

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Claim : Yutaka Yoshie Died Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine!

Right after news broke that Yutaka Yoshie died suddenly after a wrestling match, some people immediately claimed or suggested that the Japanese professional wrestler was somehow killed by the COVID-19 vaccine!

みらいのミライ : Professional wrestler Yutaka Yoshie has died at the age of 50. The cause of death is “arteriosclerosis”, and many people develop it due to the aftereffects of the corona vaccine. The corona vaccine contains highly toxic “graphene oxide” and “mercury”.

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Truth : Yutaka Yoshie Did Not Die Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine!

This is yet another example of fake news created or promoted by anti-vaccine activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Yutaka Yoshie Died After AJPW Match

Let me start by giving you a summary of what led to Yutaka Yoshie’s sudden death on Sunday, 10 March 2024.

Earlier that day, Yutaka Yoshie participated in an All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) match, with Ryo Inoue against Hokuto Omori and Ryoji Sai. After the match, he went backstage for a press interview, before returning to the locker room where he suddenly collapsed.

Yutaka Yoshie was rushed to a nearby hospital in Takasaki, where he was declared dead at the age of 50. His death was announced by AJPW (translated):

Notice of the passing of Yutaka Yoshie

Fact #2 : Yutaka Yoshie Died From Arteriosclerosis

On 11 March 2024, Tokyo Sports reported that APJW Senior Managing Executive Officer Suwama revealed in an interview that Yutaka Yoshie’s cause of death was “due to arteriosclerosis“.

All the players are in shock. Professional wrestlers are in a profession where you never know what’s going to happen, but now that the timing has come…

According to Suwama, it was Yutaka Yoshie’s family who informed him that the cause of death was “due to arteriosclerosis“, and told him that “it was not caused by a professional wrestling match, so please don’t worry about it“.

Arteriosclerosis can lead to a heart attack, or a stroke – both of which can lead to Yutaka Yoshie suddenly collapsing in the locker room.

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Fact #3 : Arteriosclerosis Takes Many Years To Develop

Arteriosclerosis is a vascular disorder characterised by the abnormal thickening and hardening of the arteries, causing a loss of elasticity of arterial walls.

This is a gradual process that takes many years, and can begin as early as childhood! In fact, many people with arteriosclerosis are unaware they have it because they do not have symptoms until the hardened arteries lead to complications.

To be clear – there is no evidence any COVID-19 vaccine can cause arteriosclerosis, which takes many years to develop.

Fact #4 : COVID-19 Vaccines Reduce Risk In CVD Patients

People with cardiovascular disease tend to have poorer prognosis and more severe cardiovascular side effects when they contract COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines help these patients reduce their mortality and morbidity, as shown in a May 2023 study published in the Journal of Lipid and Atherosclerosis.

As discussed above, increased risks of CVD and non-CVD complications are observed in COVID-19 patients with a history of CVD.

Ye et al. conducted a self-controlled case-series study to compare the risk of major cardiovascular events before and after BNT and CoronaVac vaccination. They found that both mRNA and inactivated viral vaccines did not increase CVD risk and actually reduced the risks in specific periods.

The findings remained consistent in different subgroups of sex, age, and underlying CVD (including coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease).

… this implies that for CVD patients, the benefits of vaccination outweigh its side effects.

In short – COVID-19 vaccines do not increase the risk in people with cardiovascular disease, and actually reduce their risk.

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Is IJN Discharging All Civil Servants + Pensioners Due To Cost?!

Is IJN (Institut Jantung Negara) discharging all civil servants and pensioners, following an MOH directive due to government cost-cutting measures?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2024-02-27 : Added new section on KKM’s response to these claims
Originally posted @ 2024-02-26

 

Claim : IJN Discharging All Civil Servants + Pensioners Due To Cost!

A letter posted by CodeBlue has gone viral, in which a pensioner claimed that the National Heart Institute (IJN) is discharging all civil servants and pensioners, following a Ministry of Health (KKM) directive due to government cost-cutting measures.

Here is the anonymous pensioner’s letter (archive), which is rather long. So feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

At a recent visit to our National Heart Centre (Institut Jantung Negara, IJN), I was shocked to be informed that I was being discharged. This happened despite 25 years of my receiving extensive care at IJN with many admissions and multiple procedures.

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No Evidence IJN Discharging All Civil Servants + Pensioners Due To Cost!

Fact #1 : It Was A Personal Opinion

Let me start by pointing out the disclaimer at the very bottom of the article, which states that the letter was published as a “personal opinion”.

This is the personal opinion of the writer or publication and does not necessarily represent the views of CodeBlue.

Fact #2 : Letter Did Not Provide Any Evidence

I think it is also important to point out that the letter appears to be published “as-is“, without any additional context or verification. Unfortunately, the letter itself does not provide any evidence on its own.

Was the pensioner really discharged from the National Heart Institute (IJN) because of cost-cutting measures, or because he was deemed well enough to be transferred back to the referring hospital?

Is this a new KKM policy, or was it already in effect for some time? Did the other hospital really not have the necessary medicine he needed? Were the substitutes the pensioner received not the proper ones? Were his fear of allergic reaction to those substitute drugs well-founded?

It is simply impossible to tell, without knowing his full history, and what exactly he is talking about. He didn’t even mention what drugs he was on, and what substitutes he received! But let’s see what we can find out, shall we?

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Fact #3 : IJN Is Still Treating Government Patients

From what I can determine, the National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara / IJN) is not discharging all civil servants and pensioners due to new cost-cutting measures. In fact, it is still treating civil servants and pensioners, because it is fully-owned by the government, under the Minister of Finance Incorporated.

In fact, IJN clarified this on 5 August 2023, when similar accusations by “Concern [sic] Pensioners” went viral on WhatsApp and social media, claiming that IJN has been privatised, and refuses to treat retired civil servants, and was instead transferring them to other hospitals.

As IJN clarified, while it operates privately under the Malaysian Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998, under the purview of the Health Ministry, its primary mission is to provide exceptional medical services to all Malaysians, including government employees, retirees, and citizens.

However, the Public Service Department (JPA) requires all civil servants and retirees (and their dependents) to get a referral from a doctor or cardiologist from public or private clinics / hospitals, before they can seek treatment at IJN because it is a cardiac tertiary hospital.

Patients with government GL may refer to the JPA circular Appendix SR. 2.1.1 (G) provided in the official MyPPSM portal or refer to their human resources on the process, as every government agency has its own terms and requirements on their employee’s eligibility and coverage when seeking treatment at our centre.

Back in August 2023, IJN said that about 84.7% of its patients came from the public sector – government employees, pensioners, and their dependents. Only 14.9% are private, paying patients, while just 0.4% were foreign patients.

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Fact #4 : KKM Issued IJN Follow-Up Circular In 2002

Interestingly, it appears that this Malaysia Ministry of Health (KKM) policy started in October 2002 – more than 21 years ago!

That was when the Office of the Director General of Health in Malaysia issued circular no. 12/2002, called (translated) Guidelines for Follow-Up Treatment at the National Heart Institute for Government-Dependent Patients (PDF).

Fact #5 : Government-Dependent Patients To Be Discharged After 12 Months

According to the October 2002 guidelines (officially called Pekeliling Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan 12/2002 Garis Panduan Rawatan Susulan di IJN untuk Pesakit Dibiayai Kerajaan), here is the pertinent section that I translated:

i. patients who are not undergoing surgery or invasive treatments in IJN do not require follow-up treatment at IJN, and should be transferred back to the referring hospital after consultation, examination, and treatment.

ii. patients who are waiting to undergo surgery or invasive procedure within 1 year can receive follow-up treatment at IJN until treatment is completed.

iii. the follow-up treatment period for patients who have undergone surgery or invasive procedure at IJN are:

  • 6 to 12 months of follow-up treatment at IJN after surgery / invasive procedure
  • 1 to 2 years of follow-up treatment after last surgery for paediatric patients with “complicated” heart issues that require multiple surgeries

iv. Patients with complications that need to be warded, or require intensive care, by cardiothoracic specialist, or cardiologist, will receive follow-up treatment according to their condition. Such patients will be transferred to their referring KKM hospitals when IJN specialists determine that they no longer need to be treated at IJN.

v. Patients who were referred to KKM hospitals can be referred back to IJN when necessary. The follow-up treatment will depend on the conditions stated above.

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Fact #6 : Anonymous Letter On CodeBlue Was Criticised

In response to the letter being posted on CodeBlue, Datuk Dr. Christopher K.C. Lee – who was the former National Advisor for Infectious Diseases in the Malaysia Ministry of Health and a member of the Selangor Public Hleaht Advisory Council (SELPHAC), stated that only stabilised patients would be asked to return to cardiologists and doctors at other MOH hospitals for their follow-up. He also pointed out that this would free IJN to attend to other people who need more urgent care.

Only pensioners/civil servants who are stabilized will be asked to return to cardiologists/physicians at MOH for followup. This allows others who really need IJN care the opportunity to do; without clogging up IJN & running up the bill there. Pls see the Big Picture!

In response to a CodeBlue editor pointing out that the “issue is not about stability at the point of discharge, but complexity”, he responded:

Complexity can be subjective. In particularly complex cases, there can be discussions with the MOH cardiologists. However, most cases can be ably managed by the MOH cardiologists & shd be referred back. This has been in practice for a while & helps to keep the system sustainable.

Perhaps the anonymous letter should not have been posted “as-is”, without providing the necessary context as this isn’t a new policy – the circular was already in effect since October 2002.

Fact #7 : KKM Refutes Claims

On 26 February 2024, the Malaysia Health Ministry (KKM) issued a statement, refuting those claims, and clarifying the partnership between IJN and KKM hospitals.

I wrote a separate article on this, which you read for more context: KKM Refutes IJN Discharging Pensioner For Cost Reasons Claim!

 

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KKM Refutes Claim IJN Discharging Pensioner For Cost Reasons!

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (KKM) just officially refuted claims by a pensioner that IJN discharged him for cost reasons!

 

Claim : IJN Discharged Pensioner Due To Government Cost Cutting!

Yesterday, a personal letter posted by CodeBlue went viral. In the letter, the anonymous writer who calls himself “Pensioner failed by the government” alleged that the National Heart Institute (IJN) is discharging all civil servants and pensioners, following a Ministry of Health (KKM) directive due to government cost-cutting measures.

In response to the letter, Datuk Dr. Christopher K.C. Lee – who was the former National Advisor for Infectious Diseases in the Malaysia Ministry of Health and a member of the Selangor Public Hleaht Advisory Council (SELPHAC), stated that only stabilised patients would be asked to return to cardiologists and doctors at other MOH hospitals for their follow-up. He also pointed out that this would free IJN to attend to other people who need more urgent care.

Only pensioners/civil servants who are stabilized will be asked to return to cardiologists/physicians at MOH for followup. This allows others who really need IJN care the opportunity to do; without clogging up IJN & running up the bill there. Pls see the Big Picture!

I covered the letter extensively in a separate article, which you can read for more context : Is IJN Discharging All Civil Servants + Pensioners Due To Cost?!

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KKM Refutes IJN Discharging Pensioner For Cost Reasons Claim!

On 26 February 2024, Malaysia Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad posted the official response from the Malaysia Ministry of Health (KKM), which refutes the claims in the viral anonymous letter posted by CodeBlue.

Here are some salient points:

  1. IJN has been a government-owned private hospital since 1992, but continues to support KKM public hospitals through patient referrals.
  2. KKM itself has 10 hospitals offering cardiology services, and 7 hospitals offering cardiothoracic services.
  3. IJN serves as a referrer centre for patients requiring cardiology and cardiothoracic services, with the government covering treatment costs for civil servants, pensioners, and their dependents.
  4. Patients are only discharged from IJN when their conditions are stable, with a monitoring of at least 6 months to one year for adults, and one to two years for children (as I pointed out earlier).
  5. Stable patients are then referred back to their original MOH hospital for ongoing care.
  6. This policy allows about 4,000 new patients to be referred to IJN annually.

While not mentioned in its official response, I should point out that this policy isn’t new. It was implemented back in October 2002 – more than 21 years ago!

On top of that, patients can always be referred back to IJN if the cardiologist / cardiothoracic surgeon in KKM hospitals are unable to treat them.

You can read more about that in my previous article – Is IJN Discharging All Civil Servants + Pensioners Due To Cost?!

 

Full KKM Response To IJN Discharging Pensioner For Cost Reasons Claim!

Here is the full KKM response to the claims that IJN is discharging all civil servants and pensioners due to cost-cutting measures.

RESPONSE TO MEDIA – CLARIFYING MISCONCEPTIONS: MOH AND IN COLLABORATION FOR OPTIMAL HEALTHCARE ACCESS

26 February 2024

In response to the article published in the CodeBlue on 26 February 2024 titled “IJN discharging all civil servants, pensioners due to government cost-cutting measures – Pensioner failed by the government”, the Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to respectfully refute the misleading accusations made in the article.

 

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Did Jamie Dornan Suffer Heart Attack From Vaccine?!

Did Jamie Dornan recently suffer a heart attack from the COVID-19 vaccine?!

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Claim : Jamie Dornan Suffered Heart Attack From Vaccine!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which suggests Irish actor Jamie Dornan recently suffered heart attack symptoms that was likely caused by the COVID-19 vaccine, but is instead being blamed on caterpillars by the media!

Here is an excerpt from the article, which is (intentionally?) long and confusing. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Fully Vaccinated Actor Hospitalized With ‘Heart Attack Symptoms,’ Media Blames Caterpillars

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Truth : Jamie Dornan Did Not Suffer Heart Attack From Vaccine!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Two Friends Were Hospitalised At The Same Time

I should start by pointing out that it wasn’t just Jamie Dornan who was hospitalised in Portugal. His friend, Gordon Smart, was hospitalised at the same time!

What do you think are the odds of two friends suffering a heart attack from their COVID-19 vaccinations at the same time? Of course, The People’s Voice article offered no evidence that their hospitalisations were due to COVID-19 vaccines.

Perhaps that’s why the long article curiously left out Jamie Dornan’s friend who was hospitalised at the same time! It would have introduced too many inconvenient questions, wouldn’t it?

Fact #2 : Jamie Dornan Did Not Suffer A Heart Attack

The People’s Voice article suggested that Jamie Dornan suffered heart attack symptoms, and is the “latest young and healthy person to be struck down with a bizarre health ailment”. Well, that’s not really true.

Sometime in March 2023, Jamie Dornan went on a golf trip in Portugal with three friends – one of whom was Scottish broadcaster Gordon Smart.

As Gordon Smart recounted the story on a BBC comedy podcast, he (not Jamie Dornan) started feeling some “tingling” in his “left hand” and “left arm”, which he thought was “normally the sign of the start of a heart attack”.

It was Gordon Smart who was taken to the local hospital, where his heart beat was measured at 210 beats per minute (tachycardia). It was at the hospital where he saw Jamie Dornan as well. According to Smart, Jamie Dornan was hospitalised soon after him, after his limbs went numb:

There [Dornan] was with all this stuff attached to this chair saying, ‘Gordon, about 20 minutes after you left, my left arm went numb, my left leg went numb, my right leg went numb. And I found myself in the back of an ambulance.

Gordon Smart never said that Jamie Dornan suffered a heart attack. In fact, Gordon never said he suffered a heart attack either. He only “thought” the tingling sensation he experienced might be early symptoms of a heart attack.

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Fact #3 : Hospitalisation Claim Was Refuted

Jamie Dornan himself never spoke about his hospitalisation in Portugal. In fact, a source close to Dornan refuted Gordon Smart’s story:

He never went into the hospital — he even played a game of golf the next day and won.

Fact #4 : It Was Gordon Smart Who Mentioned Caterpillars

The People’s Voice article claimed or suggested that the mainstream media came up with the story that Jamie Dornan’s health scare was caused by toxic caterpillars. That’s not true either.

It was Gordon Smart (again) who mentioned in the BBC comedy podcast that their health scare was likely caused by the pine processionary caterpillars. He said that he received a “phone call from the doctor” a week after the golf trip, to ask if the group came in contact with caterpillars on the golf course.

The doctor also sent him a local news story about processionary caterpillars, which have thousands of tiny hairs that have an irritating protein called thaumetopoei, which can cause rashes and allergic reactions.

It turns out that there are caterpillars on golf courses in the south of Portugal that have been killing people’s dogs and giving men in their 40s heart attacks. It turns out we brushed up against processionary caterpillars and had been very lucky to come out of that one alive.

So there’s my story. The good news is it wasn’t a caffeine overdose, it wasn’t a hangover. It was a poisonous, toxic caterpillar.

Even though Gordon Smart suggested that the caterpillars might cause heart attacks, the truth is – pine processionary caterpillars do not cause heart attacks. They can cause severe rashes, and allergic reactions, but not heart attacks.

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Fact #5 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Publishing Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Norway Study Show mRNA Vaccine Danger In Children?!

Did a study from Norway just show that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can cause serious side effects in children?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Norway Study Shows mRNA Vaccine Danger In Children!

The Children’s Health Defense (CHD) activist group, which is chaired by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., just posted an article suggesting that a new study in Norway shows that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines can cause severe side effects in children!

Here is an excerpt from the CHD article (archive). Please feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Two COVID Shots Raise Risk of Anaphylaxis, Heart Issues in Older Adolescents

A Norwegian study found a low but significant risk of serious side effects among adolescents a short time following a second COVID-19 vaccination. The tenfold higher risk for anaphylaxis was the most concerning outcome, but the researchers also found swollen lymph nodes and heart issues.

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Truth : Norway Study Shows Limited mRNA Vaccine Risk In Children!

Let’s take a closer look at the various claims in the Children’s Health Defense article, and the study it referred to, and find out what the facts really are!

Fact #1 : It Was A Pre-Print On medRxiv

Let me start by pointing out that the study, which was conducted by researchers in Norway, has not been peer-reviewed – the first step or many in the scientific review process.

Hence, it has not been published in a journal, but in medRxiv – a preprint server operated by the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). You can read the paper in full here – PDF.

While that does not mean its findings are wrong, such preprint papers should “not be considered for clinical application, nor relied upon for news reporting as established information“, as per CSHL.

Fact #2 : It Was A Retrospective Cohort Study

The CHD article took pains to claim twice that the researchers “enrolled” almost half a million adolescents in Norway in that study. If that’s true, it would have been a massive and costly undertaking.

Researchers led by German Tapia, Ph.D., a postdoctoral epidemiologist at NIPH, enrolled 496,432 adolescents …

By enrolling a large number of subjects and applying different observational time periods, Tapia et al. not only captured all available data but purposely subjected their data to a high level of statistical scrutiny.

But according to the study authors themselves, they did not actually enrol any participants. Rather, they used existing data from the Norwegian Emergency Preparedness Register for COVID-19 (Beredt C19).

Fact #3 : Risk Of Adverse Events Were Low

While the CHD article, and a similar article by The Epoch Times, appear to suggest that the Norway study has shown that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can cause severe adverse events or side effects in children, it actually suggested the opposite.

The Norway study concluded that the number of adverse events, and any “statistically significant associations” were “generally low“. While it did identify “some exceptions”, the study authors did not say that they were conclusive. They only said that they should be further monitored.

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Fact #4 : Lymphadenopathy Was Most Common Event

The Norway study identified lymphadenopathy as the most common “post-vaccination event”. However, lymphadenopathy isn’t as scary as it sounds.

Lymphadenopathy refers to enlarged or swollen lymph nodes that can appear for any number of reasons, most commonly an infection. Hence, it often appears in anyone – children or adults – who are suffering from infections. In fact, the study noted that lymphadenopathy was seen in both vaccinated and unvaccinated children:

Lymphadenopathy Cases Incidence
Vaccinated 651
out of 494,138
120
per 100,000 person-years
Unvaccinated 152
out of 493,360
103
per 100,000 person-years

According to a 2023 study (archive) published in the journal Vaccines, study results suggest that post-vaccination lymphadenopathy is caused by a “strong vaccine immune response“, possibly through the “B cell germinal centre response” after vaccination.

The study results also show that vaccine-induced lymphadenopathy is self-limiting, generally resolving by itself between 10 days to two months. In other words – lymphadenopathy seen after COVID-19 vaccination shows a robust response to the vaccine, and is not something to worry about.

Arguably, the biggest issue identified by the Vaccines study authors was in distinguishing such “reactive lymph nodes” from “metastatic lymph node enlargement” in patients who are already suffering from cancer.

Fact #5 : Study Found No Vaccine Link To Deaths

I found it interesting that the CHD article did not point out that the Norwegian study found no evidence of any deaths linked to the mRNA vaccine, even though it had a large sample size of almost half a million children:

We found no statistically significant associations with all-cause mortality within 28 days. Events were
very rare.

No Norwegian adolescents were registered with vaccine-associated death (International
Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision [ICD-10] code
U12.9) during follow-up.

Fact #6 : Study Found No Vaccine Link To Arrhythmia 

Interestingly, this Norway study also found no link between COVID-19 vaccines and heart arrhythmia, even though it noted that myocarditis may potentially cause arrhythmia.

Myocarditis may lead to arrhythmia, but we observed no vaccine-arrhythmia association.

mRNA vaccines are known to cause myocarditis and pericarditis in children and young adults, generally in males. However, they have been shown to be milder and far less common than myocarditis and pericarditis caused by COVID-19 infections.

Recommended : SAFECOVAC : Vaccine Myocarditis Risk Less Than 1 In Million!

Fact #7 : Study Confirmed Existing mRNA Vaccine Risks

The large Norwegian study merely confirms what we already know about mRNA vaccine risks – it can cause rare side effects like anaphylaxis right after vaccination, or pericarditis / myocarditis within 7 days of receiving the vaccine.

These are known risks of the mRNA vaccines for COVID-19, from both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination still far outweighs these rare risk factors.

In fact, anaphylaxis can be dealt with immediately (which is why you are asked to wait 30 minutes after vaccination), while vaccine pericarditis / myocarditis are generally milder (and much rarer) than pericarditis / myocarditis from COVID-19 infections.

Fact #8 : Study Did Not Compare Risk To COVID-19 Infection

Finally, I should point out that this Norway study only compared adverse events reported for vaccinated and unvaccinated children. It did not compare the risk of adverse events against COVID-19 infections.

To properly weigh the benefits against the risks of COVID-19 vaccination in children, any potential vaccine side effect should be compared to those from COVID-19 infections.

For example, the massive SAFECOVAC study showed that the risk of getting myocarditis from a COVID-19 infection is hundreds of times higher, compared to getting vaccinated against COVID-19!

Myocarditis
Risk
Per Million
People
vs
Sinovac
vs
AstraZeneca
vs
Pfizer
COVID-19 450 +300x +214x +167x
3x Pfizer 2.7 +1.8x +1.3x Baseline
3x AstraZeneca 2.1 +1.4x Baseline -0.2x
3x Sinovac 1.5 Baseline -0.3x -0.4x

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Is Australia Building mRNA Vaccine Cardiac Arrest Registry?!

Is Australia building the world’s largest sudden cardiac arrest registry to solve the mystery of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine sudden cardiac deaths?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Australia Is Building mRNA Vaccine Cardiac Arrest Registry!

People are sharing a post on X (formerly Twitter), which claims or suggests that Australia is building the world’s largest sudden cardiac arrest registry to solve the mystery of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine sudden cardiac deaths!

It’s a very long post, so feel free to skip right to the next section for the facts!

William Makis MD : Australia is building World’s Largest Sudden Cardiac Arrest Registry to solve the “mystery” of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Sudden Cardiac Deaths

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Truth : Australia Sudden Cardiac Registry Not Related To mRNA Vaccine!

This appears to be yet another example of FAKE NEWS circulating on X (formerly Twitter), and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Australia Cardiac Arrest Deaths Unchanged For 40 Years

According to the 9News article that was the basis for this claim, more than 25,000 Australians experience a cardiac arrest every year. What the viral post does not mention is that this has been going on for many years, and certainly long before COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

In fact, the incidence of cardiac arrest deaths has remained “largely unchanged in the past 40 yearsaccording to the End Unexplained Cardiac Death (EndUCD) organisation:

The UCD under 50 death rate has remained largely unchanged in the past 40 years.

Cardiovascular deaths have declined dramatically fro Australians over the age of 50, driven by the message of healthy lifestyle, diet and exercise. Unfortunately these factors do not provide protection against UCD under 50.

Fact #2 : Australia Cardiac Arrest Deaths Not Attributed To mRNA Vaccines

The same 9News article pointed out that doctors have been unable to determine the cause of up to 40% of these sudden cardiac arrests. However, it never once mentioned mRNA vaccines as a cause.

In fact, the 9News article shared the story of Bryan Maris who died suddenly in his sleep from a cardiac arrest. His sudden cardiac arrest death was not attributed to the mRNA vaccine, but was attributed to a genetic condition called Brugada syndrome, which can cause fast, irregular heartbeats.

His wife, Jessica Maris, said that a simple electrocardiogram at the right time could have saved her husband’s life. Their son, Jack, also had Brugada’s syndrome, which was detected in a screening after his father died:

Jack has been identified as having Brugada thanks to the screening that took place because of Bryan; I would’ve loved to have identified Bryan; and not needed to have had a sudden cardiac arrest in the family to be able to identify when a family member is at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

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Fact #3 : CODEX-SD Isn’t First Australian Cardiac Arrest Registry

The CODEX-SD Registry may be the world’s largest cardiac arrest registry, but it isn’t the first cardiac arrest registry in Australia.

The EndUCD Registry started operation in 2019before the COVID-19 pandemic, and about two years before the first mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 was ever approved!

That’s because many Australians have been suffering from cardiac arrests every year, long before mRNA vaccines were invented.

Fact #4 : US CARES Registry Started In 2004

Unexplained sudden cardiac arrest deaths have long afflicted people all over the world, long before any mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 was ever invented, never mind approved.

In fact, the US CDC and the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University established the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) in 2004, as a way to better improve the survival of cardiac arrest victims.

The truth is – sudden cardiac arrest isn’t something new. It has been killing people long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

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Did Tom Lockyer Collapse From Vaccine Cardiac Arrest?!

Did Tom Lockyer collapse during a Premiere League match from cardiac arrest caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

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Claim : Tom Lockyer Collapsed From Vaccine Cardiac Arrest!

Right after news broke that Tom Lockyer collapsed suddenly during a Premiere League match, some people immediately suggested that the Welsh professional footballer suffered a cardiac arrest caused by the COVID-19 vaccine!

Neil McEvoy : Dreadful. Investigation of collapses and the covid jab must begin.
Tom Lockyer: Luton-Bournemouth game abandoned after Lockyer collapses on pitch –

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Tom Lockyer celebrating Luton Town’s Championship play-off final win from his hospital bed in May 2023, after collapsing earlier

 

Truth : Tom Lockyer Did Not Collapse From Vaccine Cardiac Arrest!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all athlete deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccine activists…

Fact #1 : Tom Lockyer Suffered A Cardiac Arrest

Tom Lockyer (born Thomas Alun Lockyer on 3 December 1994) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays for Luton Town – a Premiere League soccer club.

On 16 December 2023, Luton Town was playing against Bournemouth, when Tom Lockyer suddenly collapsed on the pitch during the second half, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He was responsive, but was stretchered off the field, and taken to a hospital. Luton Town later announced that Lockyer was “stable and currently undergoing further tests“.

Fact #2 : Tom Lockyer Was Discharged With An ICD

On Thursday, 21 December 2023, Luton Town announced that Tom Lockyer was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, after getting an ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) fitted.

We are thankful to report that our captain Tom Lockyer has now begun a period of rehabilitation from the comfort of his own home after he was discharged from hospital on Wednesday.

This encouraging news follows a successful procedure that took place on Tuesday whereby Tom had an ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) device fitted to prevent a repeat of Saturday’s incident.

The clinical advice Tom and the Club has taken since the Championship play-off final has been conducted by the most renowned cardiologists, who have been involved at every step, along with a team of supporting multi-disciplinary consultants.

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Fact #3 : Tom Lockyer Collapsed In May For Different Reason

This isn’t the first time Tom Lockyer collapsed while playing on the pitch. On 27 May 2023, he collapsed just 12 minutes into a game against Coventry City.

He was treated by the medical team, and was conscious when he was taken off the field, and taken to a hospital for further tests. Eventually, he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, and underwent ablative surgery.

His most recent collapse in December 2023 though has nothing to do with his prior heart condition. This was confirmed by his club, Luton Town:

We can now confirm that the tests taken this week had revealed that the issue Tom experienced on Saturday was different to the atrial fibrillation he suffered in May.

Needless to say – no COVID-19 vaccine is known to cause atrial fibrillation, or any other cardiac electrical conditions.

Fact #4 : Athletes Are At Higher Risk Of Cardiac Arrest

While student athletes appears to be the epitome of healthy young people, many are at risk of dying from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

In fact, studies show that sudden cardiac arrest is the leading medical cause of death in young athletes. On average, about 2,000 young people in the United States (less than 24 years old) die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, and many do not have previously-known heart disease.

That’s why many states in the United States enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators (AED) to be made available in health clubs, gyms, schools, and other public places.

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Fact #5 : Unknown If Tom Lockyer Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Despite suggestions that Tom Lockyer was fully-vaccinated, there isn’t any actual evidence that he ever received the COVID-19 vaccine.

It is possible that Tom Lockyer was unvaccinated against COVID-19, because the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United Kingdom.

In fact, many people who were injured or died suddenly were actually unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, Shane Macaulay, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless he (or his family) reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Tom Lockyer was vaccinated or otherwise, is likely lying to you. None of us know that.

Fact #6 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Tom Lockyer was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received his doses more than two years ago!

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Long-Term Heart Damage?!

Did Japanese researchers just discover that COVID-19 vaccines can cause long-term heart damage, even in people with no symptoms?!

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Claim : COVID-19 Vaccines May Cause Long-Term Heart Damage!

People are sharing an article by the Children’s Health Defense, suggesting that Japanese researchers found evidence that COVID-19 vaccines cause long-term heart damage, even in people with no symptoms!

Children’s Health Defense : 🚨 COVID Vaccine May Cause Long-Term Heart Damage, Even in People With No Symptoms

The findings contradict claims by the CDC that people who develop myocarditis following COVID-19 vaccines experience symptoms but “feel better quickly.”

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No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Long-Term Heart Damage!

Let’s take a look at what the Japanese researchers did, and find out why they did not actually show that COVID-19 vaccines cause long-term heart damage!

Fact #1 : Assessment Done Via Pet/CT Scan

First, let me just point out that the study in question (link) is called “Assessment of Myocardial 18F-FDG Uptake at PET/CT in Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2–vaccinated and Nonvaccinated Patients” by Nakahara et al.

This was not an actual clinical study, but a retroactive study based on the PET/CT scans of about 1,000 people – 303 unvaccinated people and 700 vaccinated people.

Fact #2 : Study Was Paired With Editorial

The Nakahara et al study was published in Radiology Vol. 308, which lends it great credence. However, the journal paired it with an editorial by Dr. David Bluemke – a professor of radiology at the University of Wisconsin, to offer much needed context.

Professor Dr. Bluemke was very critical in his editorial, pointing out many problems with the Nakahara et al study. I will summarise some of his key findings below, but if you have the time, please read his editorial in full.

Fact #3 : Study Did Not Conclude Vaccines Cause Heart Damage

To be clear – the study did not show that vaccinated people actually had heart damage, whether long-term or otherwise. It’s even stated in the study’s conclusion:

When compared with nonvaccinated patients, asymptomatic patients who received their second vaccination 1–180 days prior to imaging showed increased myocardial 18F-FDG uptake on PET/CT scans.

The study authors only stated that those PET/CT scans increased myocardial 18F-FDG uptake. Did they not actually claim that it proves any heart damage, long-term or otherwise.

In fact, they also pointed out that the increased 18F-FDG uptake seen in the PET/CT scans may just show minor inflammation, and “may not represent severe myocardial abnormalities”:

[E]ven though vaccinated patients in this study showed elevated myocardial 18F-FDG uptake on PET/CT scans up to 180 days after vaccination, this could result from relatively minor inflammation and may not represent severe myocardial abnormalities.

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Fact #4 : 18F FDG PET/CT Is Bad At Evaluating Heart Inflammation

Dr. Bluemke pointed out in his editorial that PET/CT scans using the 18F FDG tracer are a bad way to evaluate any inflammation of the heart.

Unfortunately, in routine clinical practice, 18F FDG PET/CT is a terrible tracer with which to evaluate myocardial inflammation. This is because glucose is the normal source of energy for the myocardium—almost all patients have high myocardial uptake.

As he explained, a proper study would require “diet manipulation” and “12 hours of fasting” to accurately perform myocardial imaging for 80% of patients using FDG PET/CT scans.

Typical disease processes of interest (infection or inflammatory disease) also result in high myocardial uptake. Routine PET/CT cannot help to reliably identify higher activity due to inflammation on an already high background of normal myocardium. Special steps need to be taken.

The trick is to combine a low carbohydrate and high fat diet the day before the FDG PET scan with 12 hours of fasting immediately before imaging. The myocardium will then typically convert to lipid metabolism; radiotracer activity on 18F FDG PET scans is low in about 80% of patients. Therefore, after diet manipulation and fasting, the clinician has a reasonable possibility of detecting inflammatory or infiltrative myocardial disease.

Still, that leaves 20% of patients who have not switched off their use of glucose. With fasting alone (no diet changes), the success of myocardial imaging with PET/CT is even worse, with about 30%–50% of individuals having residual myocardial activity on FDG PET/CT scans.

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Fact #5 : The Patients Had Cancer + Other Diseases

I should point out that the study isn’t actually representative of the general population. About half the patients had cancer of some sort:

  • Vaccinated group : 328 of 700 patients had cancer (46.9%)
  • Unvaccinated group : 153 of 300 patients had cancer (50.5%)

On top of that, the other patients had a variety of diseases like – sarcoidosis, thyroid disease, etc. and many underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and other forms of treatment that could account for the results.

Dr. Bluemke also pointed out in his editorial that such a non-representative cohort requires “further analysis”:

The main results are asymptomatic patients vaccinated for COVID-19 before PET had about 40% greater radiotracer activity in the myocardium than unvaccinated individuals. The P value was low, less than .001. This translates to only one time out of 1000 that these results would occur by chance.

These results are compelling, but we should remain suspicious without further analysis. There are simply too many things that can still go wrong with this comparison.

Patients with cancer who get vaccinated tend to be older and perhaps at greater risk for being immunocompromised or needing chemotherapy. We do not know the full characteristics of vaccinated versus unvaccinated patients (including the course and nature of chemotherapy treatments). Prior studies showed that younger male individuals had more reports of vaccine-related myocarditis after their second dose of vaccine.

Standardized uptake values are quantitative and useful, but metabolic derangements might also cause the same differences. In short, other differences besides vaccination could be responsible for differences between the two patient groups.

In short – this study requires more data, and more analysis. One certainly cannot draw any kind of conclusions based on PET/CT scams of just 1,000 people – half of which had cancer!

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Victoria Cardiac Arrest Surge Linked To COVID Vaccines?!

Are the “unprecedented surges” in cardiac arrest cases in Victoria linked to COVID-19 vaccines?

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Claim : Cardiac Arrest Surge In Victoria Linked To COVID Vaccines!

Anti-vaccine activists are sharing an article by The Epoch Times, as evidence that the “unprecedented surges” in cardiac arrest cases in Victoria is somehow linked to COVID-19 vaccines!

Here is an excerpt from that article by The Epoch Times:

Unprecedented Surges in Cardiac Arrest Cases in Victoria, Australia: Exploring the Potential Vaccine Link

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Cardiac Arrest Surge In Victoria Not Linked To COVID Vaccines!

Let’s take a look at the surges in cardiac arrest cases in Victoria, and find out why they are not linked to COVID-19 vaccines!

Fact #1 : Myocarditis Is Not Cardiac Arrest

First, I should point out that myocarditis is not the same thing as a cardiac arrest. Both conditions affect the heart, but they are completely different heart problems.

Myocarditis is the inflammation of the heart muscle, and is a side effect of COVID-19 infections, and a rare side effect of mRNA vaccines. People with myocarditis may not have any symptoms, or may present with chest pain, shortness of breath, and/or palpitations.

Cardiac arrest, on the other hand, is an electrical problem that causes the heart to stop beating completely. People who suffer a cardiac arrest will collapse immediately and lose consciousness, as we have seen with many young athletes like Christian Eriksen, as well as children like Jackson Mohr.

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Fact #2 : Victoria Report Does Not Link Vaccines To Cardiac Arrest

The Epoch Times article is based on the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry 2020-2021 Annual Report (PDF).

If you look at the report, you will realise that it does not link COVID-19 vaccines to the increase in cardiac arrest. In fact, the word “vaccine” does not appear to feature in the report at all. In fact, the reported data does not even include COVID-19 vaccination status.

So I’m not sure why anyone would link this report on sudden cardiac arrest cases in Victoria, Australia, to COVID-19 vaccines. Nothing in the report would suggest such a link.

Fact #3 : Cardiac Arrest Cases Rising Over Past Decade

The report also pointed out that the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) cases has been steadily rising over the past decade.

This clearly shows that the increase has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccination, which only began in February 2021 in Australia.

This chart also shows that there was no “spike” in the incidence of cardiac arrest cases in Victoria. There is just an increasing trend over the past 10 years.

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Fact #4 : Not All Cases Were Cardiac-Related

On top of that, almost ⅓ of the adult cardiac arrest cases were not cardiac-related. They were caused by trauma (car crashes, falls, shooting / stabbing), respiratory, overdose/poisoning, terminal illness, or hanging and other causes.

In children, only 14% were cardiac-related. The vast majority – 86% of cardiac arrest cases – were caused by respiratory arrests, drowning and trauma.

So how is it possible for anyone to conclude or even suggest that these cardiac arrest cases were somehow linked to COVID-19 vaccines?

Fact #5 : Vaccines Not Linked To Cardiac Arrest

It is odd that the article would suggest in its title that there might be a link between the surge in cardiac arrest cases in Victoria, with the COVID-19 vaccines.

I should point out that there is no evidence that any COVID-19 vaccine causes cardiac arrest.  In fact, an August 2023 study that was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine showed “no evidence for an increase in sudden cardiac arrest or an increase in myocarditis in athletes after COVID-19 vaccination“:

We analyzed all of the studies we could find. Including one from Australia that included more than four million people. There researchers found that neither the rates of sudden cardiac arrest nor the rates of myocarditis as cause for cardiac arrest increased after vaccination. Myocarditis occurs most often in young people, especially in men

Fact #6 : COVID-19 Infections Linked To Myocarditis

What the article may not tell you is that COVID-19 infections are known to cause myocarditis. A September 2021 report by the CDC pointed out that COVID-19 patients have nearly 16X the risk of developing myocarditis:

During March 2020–January 2021, patients with COVID-19 had nearly 16 times the risk for myocarditis compared with patients who did not have COVID-19, and risk varied by sex and age.

The findings in this report underscore the importance of implementing evidence-based COVID-19 prevention strategies, including vaccination, to reduce the public health impact of COVID-19 and its associated complications.

Fact #7 : Myocarditis Is Not Common Cause Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

It is also odd that the article lede would be about the “causal relationship between vaccines and myocarditis”, followed by the claim that myocarditis is a common cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young individuals.

For one thing – myocarditis is not a common cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young individuals. An August 2019 study published in the Forensic Sciences Research journal detailed how autopsies revealed that myocarditis was present only in 6% of people who died from sudden cardiac death.

The most common cause of sudden cardiac death is actually coronary artery disease, which accounts for up to 80% of all deaths. Cardiomyopathies due to obesity, alcoholism, and fibrosis, as well as genetic channelopathies account for most of the remaining causes.

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Did Raphael Dwamena Die Suddenly From Vaccine SADS?!

Did football star Raphael Dwamena collapse and die suddenly from COVID-19 vaccine SADS?!

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Claim : Raphael Dwamena Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

Right after news broke that Raphael Dwamena died suddenly at just 28 years of age, some people immediately suggested that the former LaLiga star and international striker was killed by the COVID-19 vaccine!

William Makis MD : SUMMER OF DIED SUDDENLY – SOCCER Players are still collapsing & dying 3 years after COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

World just watched 28 year old Ghana soccer player Raphael Dwamena collapse & die during a game in Albania.

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No Evidence Raphael Dwamena Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all athlete deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Raphael Dwamena Apparently Suffered Cardiac Arrest

Raphael Dwamena (born on 12 September 1995) was a Ghanaian professional footballer who won nine caps for Ghana between 2017 and 2018, and played internationally as a striker.

On Saturday, 11 November 2023, Raphael Dwamena was playing in an Albanian Superliga match between FK Egnatia and Partizani, when he suddenly collapsed in the 23rd minute of the first half.

Dwamena was stretchered off the field, but despite attempts to resuscitate him, was pronounced dead on the way to the Kavajë Hospital. He was only 28 years old when he died.

Although an official cause of death was not announced, the media has so far reported that he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Fact #2 : Raphael Dwamena Had History Of Heart Problem

In 2017, Raphael Dwamena was on the verge of signing with Brighton & Hove Albion FC, when he was diagnosed with a ventricular arrhythmia. That led the club to cancel his transfer from FC Zurich.

In 2019, Real Zaragoza terminated his contract while he was on loan from Levante, due to his health problems.

In 2020, Vejle Boldklub also terminated its loan of Raphael Dwamena due to his heart problems. That year, he was finally fitted with an implantable cardiovascular-defibrillator (ICD), which would later save his life at least once. Even though he finally had an ICD implanted, he was also advised to quit professional football.

In 2021, Raphael Dwamena lost his contract with Austrian club FC Blau-Weiss Linz, again due to his heart problems. At that time, he collapsed on the field during a game. Fortunately, his ICD shocked him back to life, but his career in Austria was over.

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Fact #3 : Raphael Dwamena Apparently Removed His ICD

On 14 November 2023, Dr. Antonio Asso told the Spanish outlet, Sport, that Dwamena had his defibrillator removed a year before he collapsed and died suddenly on the field.

He died as a result of a respectable personal decision. But if the defibrillator had not been explanted, Raphael would still be alive.

Dr. Asso was Dwamena’s cardiologist, who convinced him to implant the defibrillator in the first place. He also advised him to quit professional football.

We managed to convince him of the imperative need to implant a defibrillator to at least guarantee his life, at the same time that we advised against practicing professional sports.

A couple of years ago they told me that the defibrillator had saved his life when he had a malignant arrhythmia that had been correctly treated automatically by the device. We had subsequently lost contact. 

From that moment on, I was aware that one day the tragedy that occurred on Saturday on a soccer field in Albania would happen.

Fact #4 : Unknown If Raphael Dwamena Was Vaccinated

Despite claims that Raphael Dwamena was fully-vaccinated, there isn’t any actual evidence that he ever received the COVID-19 vaccine.

It is possible that Raphael Dwamena was unvaccinated against COVID-19, because the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United Kingdom. European football clubs never had a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

In fact, many people who were injured or died suddenly were actually unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, Shane Macaulay, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless he (or his family) reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Raphael Dwamena was vaccinated or otherwise, is likely lying to you. None of us know that.

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Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Raphael Dwamena was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received his doses more than two years ago!

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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Did Tyler Christopher Die From Vaccine Cardiac Event?!

Did Tyler Christopher die suddenly from a cardiac event caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

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Claim : Tyler Christopher Died From Vaccine Cardiac Event!

Right after news broke that Tyler Christopher died suddenly in his apartment, anti-vaccine proponents immediately claimed or suggested that the soap opera actor, and former husband of Eva Longoria, suffered a cardiac event caused by the COVID-19 vaccine!

DiedSuddenly : We’re watching actors Die Suddenly left and right. Reminder that actors were given a strict vaccine mandate.

All of them were unable to show up on set without being fully vaccinated and providing proof that they were. Get ready to see a lot more of this.

William Makis MD : ACTORS Dying suddenly – Matthew Perry (age 54), Tyler Christopher (age 50) are the most recent losses: Vast majority were forced to take COVID-19 Vaccines to get or keep a job

Oct.31, 2023 – 50 year old Tyler Christopher, ex-husband of Eva Longoria, star of “General Hospital” and “Days of our Lives”, died suddenly from a cardiac event in his San Diego Apartment.

#Lets_go_brandon : ‘General Hospital’ Alum Tyler Christopher Dead at 50 After ‘Cardiac Event’… it’s funny how the killing by vaccine crowd start calling these things, “cardiac events“…. more young, healthy people are dying in the last two years with no apparent reason…

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No Evidence Tyler Christopher Died From Vaccine Cardiac Event!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccine activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Tyler Christopher Died From Unspecified Cardiac Event

On Tuesday, 31 October  2023, Maurice Benard, who also appeared on General Hospital and Days Of Our Lives, announced on Instagram that Tyler Christopher died after suffering a cardiac event in his San Diego apartment:

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Tyler Christopher. Tyler passed away this morning following a cardiac event in his San Diego apartment.

Tyler was a truly talented individual that lit up the screen in every scene he performed and relished bringing joy to his loyal fans through his acting. Tyler was a sweet soul and wonderful friend to all of those who knew him.

Tyler was an advocate for better mental health and substance use treatment who openly spoke about his struggles with bipolar depression and alcohol. We are beyond devastated by the loss of our dear friend and pray for his children and his father.

Tyler Christopher’s rep, Chi Muni Lo, confirmed his death:

This news was incredibly shocking, and I am devastated by his loss. He was a very gifted actor, and more importantly, an amazing friend. My heart goes out to his friends and family who loved him so much.

At no point in time did any of his family members, friends, or representatives ever suggested that the cardiac event that he suffered had anything to do with COVID-19 vaccines.

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Fact #2 : Tyler Christopher Flatlined Three Times Earlier

Tyler Christopher does not only have depression, he has a long history of alcohol abuse – he actually had his first drink at just nine years old!

In fact, he spoke openly about his alcohol addiction, even revealing on Maurice Benard’s podcast how he almost died after his heart stopped three times in the past.

At some point, you cannot survive it. At some point, it will kill you – and it has. Three times, I have flatlined. And nobody knows that.

Three times I have flatlined, and they brought me back. Twice from [alcohol] poisoning, once from withdrawal.

It is unknown if Tyler Christopher flatlined again from alcohol poisoning or withdrawal, but this is certainly a possibility.

He had actually been arrested just six months earlier, after passing out drunk at the Burbank Airport in Los Angeles on 26 May 2023.

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Fact #3 : Unknown If Tyler Christopher Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Despite claims that Tyler Christopher was compelled to vaccinate against COVID-19, there is no evidence he actually got vaccinated against COVID-19.

He did not appear to posted anything about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on social media, and he had already left both General Hospital and Days of Our Lives due to his alcoholism and bipolar disorder. So there was simply no “requirement” for him to get vaccinated to “stay on the job”.

For all we know – Tyler Christopher may not even be vaccinated against COVID-19! After all, the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States. Many people who suffered sudden death or injuries were found to be unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless his family reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who claims that Tyler Christopher is fully-vaccinated is likely lying to you.

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Fact #4 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Tyler Christopher was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, it does not mean he suffered a cardiac event from the COVID-19 vaccine. After all, he would have received his doses more than two years ago!

He cannot possibly be suffering from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months or years later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITTdevelop within days.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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mRNA Vaccines Created Spike Protein In Human Heart?!

Did a new German study show mRNA vaccines creating spike proteins in human heart cells, causing heart abnormalities?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : mRNA Vaccines Created Spike Protein In Human Heart!

Some people are sharing articles by American Faith and Epoch Health, which claim / suggest that a new German study found that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines created spike proteins in human heart cells. resulting in heart abnormalities.

Steve Kirsch : Wait a second. I thought these vaccines were safe and effective? Why are they attacking heart cells?

Chief Nerd : New research out of Germany observing rat and human heart cells shows that within 48 hours of vaccination, the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines form spike proteins. Spike proteins, made from the mRNA instructions inside the vaccines, were detected in the heart cells. While both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines caused cell abnormalities, the two induced different anomalies.

Here’s an excerpt from the American Faith article:

American Faith : COVID-19 Vaccine Research Shows Spike Protein Forming in Heart Cells

Here’s an excerpt from the Epoch Health article:

Epoch Health : mRNA COVID Vaccines Form Spike Protein in Heart Cells, but Cause Different Anomalies

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Truth : Study Showed mRNA Vaccine Effect On Rat Heart Cells!

Let’s take a look at what we know about this new study, and see what the facts really are!

Fact #1 : Study Was Peer-Reviewed

First, I should point out that this is a peer-reviewed study that was published in a reputable journal – the British Journal of Pharmacology. So it’s not like the “Belgian study” that allegedly showed that the Pfizer mRNA vaccine causes turbo cancer.

That said – the pre-publication peer review is only the first step in scientific review process. After its publication, it is still subject to post-publication peer review, including verification and further research by other scientists.

Fact #2 : Study Is Not Available Publicly

I should also point out that the study itself is hidden behind a paywall, with only a brief abstract available publicly. This is important because without knowing the details, it is simply impossible to know the accuracy or significance of this study. As they say – the devil is in the details.

Fortunately, it appears that Dr. Ralf B. Lukner MD PhD has access to the study itself, and has provided some important insights into this study. So this fact check will rely on both his insights, and what’s available publicly.

Fact #3 : Study Was Conducted On Rat Heart Cells

According to the public abstract of the study, it was conducted on isolated rat cardiomyocytes (RCm) over a 72 hour period.

Basically, the study did not involve any human beings or even live animals. Instead, it used single heart muscle cells from a rat.

Even though both American Faith and Epoch Health claimed that the study involved human heart cells, the abstract itself did not mention any human heart cells being used.

In real life, the COVID-19 vaccines are injected into the deltoid muscle of a human being, and not into the heart of a rat. In real life, heart muscle cells also do not soak in a bath of hyper-concentrated  COVID-19 vaccine for 3 days.

So it is important to understand that this is not at all representative of what actually happens in a human being, or even a live rat…

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Fact #4 : Study Used Very High Vaccine Doses

According to Dr. Lukner, the study used very high doses of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines:

  • Pfizer : 1 μg/mL
  • Moderna : 10 μg/mL

In contrast, human beings – which have 36 trillion more cells, only receive 30 μg of the Pfizer vaccine, or 100 μg of the Moderna vaccine.

By my estimate, the doses used in this study are far beyond what any human being will ever receive in a million lifetimes:

  • Pfizer : 1.2 trillion vaccine doses
  • Moderna : 3.6 trillion vaccine doses

As any scientist can tell you – the dose makes the poison. At sufficiently high doses, all chemicals – including water and oxygen – can be toxic.

Fact #5 : It Was A Laboratory Study

I should also point out the salient fact that it was a laboratory study (also known as an in vitro study), not a clinical study.

In-vitro studies are important, but they cannot be extrapolated to make any conclusion about what actually happens in a human body.

For example, laboratory studies showed that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin have an inhibitory effect on the SARS-CoV-2 virus; but once tested in actual human beings – they were shown to have no clinical benefit.

In other words – what happens in a laboratory, may not happen in an actual human being.

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Fact #6 : Nothing Happened Until Spike Proteins Were Created

Interestingly, the study authors pointed out that both Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines did not affect the rat heart muscle cells in any way, until they started producing the spike protein after 48 hours of soaking in a bath of vaccine.

Assuming that this can be replicated by other scientists, this suggests a couple of things:

  • the rat heart muscle cells are not affected by the presence of the mRNA vaccine itself
  • the rat heart muscle cells only “malfunctioned” after they created the spike proteins

Is it therefore possible that the rat heart muscle cells might be malfunctioning because they were overwhelmed by the extremely high vaccine doses into excessively creating the spike proteins, instead of performing their normal functions?

Is it also possible that the spike proteins caused morphological changes (shape, size, texture, etc.) that disrupted the rat heart muscle cells’ ability to contract properly?

Needless to say – MORE research is needed before any conclusion can be made about the mRNA vaccine’s cardiotoxic effects in rats, never mind any potential cardiotoxic effects in actual human beings.

Fact #7 : COVID-19 Infections Produce Far More Spike Proteins!

It is important to point out that unlike the SARS-CoV-2 virus, COVID-19 vaccines do not multiply and can only induce a limited number of cells to produce the spike protein. And again – the vaccines are injected into the arm, and not the heart.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, on the other hand, will spread through the body, creating spike proteins in a multitude of cells. If the spike proteins are the problem, which this study suggests, then a COVID-19 infection poses a far greater threat than the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Fact #8 : COVID-19 Infections Cause Heart Problems

Finally, I should point out that COVID-19 infections are known to cause heart problems, even in people who recover.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus does not only cause myocarditis, it can also damage heart muscle tissue directly. COVID-19 infections have also been shown to cause serious ventricular arrhythmias, and even inflame the coronary arteries.

The mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 are already known to cause pericarditis and myocarditis in young males, but this is a relatively rare cardiac side effect and generally milder than if caused by COVID-19 infections.

That’s why health authorities across the world continue to advocate getting the COVID-19 vaccines. After all – the risk of getting myocarditis from multiple doses of the vaccines are much lower than the risk of getting myocarditis from a single COVID-19 infection!

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New Study Proved Cardiac Side Effects Of mRNA Vaccines?!

Did a new study just demonstrate the cardiac side effects of Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines for COVID-19?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : New Study Shows Cardiac Side Effects Of mRNA Vaccines!

Some people are sharing a new study in the British Journal of Pharmacology, suggesting / claiming that it shows the cardiac side effects of mRNA vaccines.

Dr. Aseem Malhotra : New peer reviewed mRNA vaccine study in rats extremely disturbing if not surprising

‘ .. in isolated cardiomyocytes, both mRNA-1273 and BNT162b2 induce specific dysfunctions that correlate pathophysiologically to cardiomyopathy’

Chief Nerd : “Key Results: After 48 h, expression of the encoded spike protein was detected in ventricular cardiomyocytes for both mRNAs.”

Dr Dean Patterson : Here is another thought provoking study showing Cardiac inflammation after covid mRNA vaccination. Shall we now stop vaccinating people and take these safety concerns seriously?
@FDA @MHRAmedicines @pfizer @moderna_tx

Cardiac side effects of RNA‐based SARS‐CoV‐2 vaccines: Hidden cardiotoxic effects of mRNA‐1273 and BNT162b2 on ventricular myocyte function and structure – Schreckenberg – British Journal of Pharmacology – Wiley Online Library

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Truth : Study Showed mRNA Vaccine Effect On Rat Cardiac Cells

Let’s take a look at what we know about this new study, and see what the facts really are!

Fact #1 : Study Was Peer-Reviewed

First, I should point out that this is a peer-reviewed study that was published in a reputable journal – the British Journal of Pharmacology. So it’s not like the “Belgian study” that allegedly showed that the Pfizer mRNA vaccine causes turbo cancer.

That said – the pre-publication peer review is only the first step in scientific review process. After its publication, it is still subject to post-publication peer review, including verification and further research by other scientists.

Fact #2 : Study Is Not Available Publicly

I should also point out that the study itself is hidden behind a paywall, with only a brief abstract available publicly. This is important because without knowing the details, it is simply impossible to know the accuracy or significance of this study. As they say – the devil is in the details.

Fortunately, it appears that Dr. Ralf B. Lukner MD PhD has access to the study itself, and has provided some important insights into this study. So this fact check will rely on both his insights, and what’s available publicly.

Fact #3 : Study Was Conducted On Rat Cardiac Cells

According to the public abstract of the study, it was conducted on isolated rat cardiomyocytes (RCm) over a 72 hour period.

Basically, the study did not involve any human beings or even live animals. Instead, it used heart muscle cells from a rat.

In real life, the COVID-19 vaccines are injected into the deltoid muscle of a human being, and not into the heart of a rat. In real life, heart muscle cells also do not soak in a bath of hyper-concentrated  COVID-19 vaccine for 3 days.

So it is important to understand that this is not at all representative of what actually happens in a human being, or even a live rat…

Recommended : New Study Proves Pfizer Vaccine Causes Turbo Cancer?!

Fact #4 : Study Used Very High Vaccine Doses

According to Dr. Lukner, the study used very high doses of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines:

  • Pfizer : 1 μg/mL
  • Moderna : 10 μg/mL

In contrast, human beings – which have 36 trillion more cells, only receive 30 μg of the Pfizer vaccine, or 100 μg of the Moderna vaccine.

By my estimate, the doses used in this study are far beyond what any human being will ever receive in a million lifetimes:

  • Pfizer : 1.2 trillion vaccine doses
  • Moderna : 3.6 trillion vaccine doses

As any scientist can tell you – the dose makes the poison. At sufficiently high doses, all chemicals – including water and oxygen – can be toxic.

Fact #5 : It Was A Laboratory Study

I should also point out the salient fact that it was a laboratory study (also known as an in vitro study), not a clinical study.

In-vitro studies are important, but they cannot be extrapolated to make any conclusion about what actually happens in a human body.

For example, laboratory studies showed that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin have an inhibitory effect on the SARS-CoV-2 virus; but once tested in actual human beings – they were shown to have no clinical benefit.

In other words – what happens in a laboratory, may not happen in an actual human being.

Recommended : Did CDC Say COVID Vaccines Cause AIDS + Cancer?!

Fact #6 : Nothing Happened Until Spike Proteins Were Created

Interestingly, the study authors pointed out that both Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines did not affect the rat cardiac muscle cells in any way, until they started producing the spike protein after 48 hours of soaking in a bath of vaccine.

Assuming that this can be replicated by other scientists, this suggests a couple of things:

  • the rat cardiac muscle cells are not affected by the presence of the mRNA vaccine itself
  • the rat cardiac muscle cells only “malfunctioned” after they created the spike proteins

Is it therefore possible that the rat cardiac muscle cells might be malfunctioning because they were overwhelmed by the extremely high vaccine doses into excessively creating the spike proteins, instead of performing their normal functions?

Is it also possible that the spike proteins caused morphological changes (shape, size, texture, etc.) that disrupted the rat heart muscle cells’ ability to contract properly?

Needless to say – MORE research is needed before any conclusion can be made about the mRNA vaccine’s cardiotoxic effects in rats, never mind any potential cardiotoxic effects in actual human beings.

Fact #7 : COVID-19 Infections Produce Far More Spike Proteins!

It is important to point out that unlike the SARS-CoV-2 virus, COVID-19 vaccines do not multiply and can only induce a limited number of cells to produce the spike protein. And again – the vaccines are injected into the arm, and not the heart.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, on the other hand, will spread through the body, creating spike proteins in a multitude of cells. If the spike proteins are the problem, which this study suggests, then a COVID-19 infection poses a far greater threat than the COVID-19 vaccine.

Recommended : Do COVID-19 Vaccines DOUBLE Heart Disease Risk?

Fact #8 : COVID-19 Infections Cause Cardiac Problems

Finally, I should point out that COVID-19 infections are known to cause heart problems, even in people who recover.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus does not only cause myocarditis, it can also damage heart muscle tissue directly. COVID-19 infections have also been shown to cause serious ventricular arrhythmias, and even inflame the coronary arteries.

The mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 are already known to cause pericarditis and myocarditis in young males, but this is a relatively rare cardiac side effect and generally milder than if caused by COVID-19 infections.

That’s why health authorities across the world continue to advocate getting the COVID-19 vaccines. After all – the risk of getting myocarditis from multiple doses of the vaccines are much lower than the risk of getting myocarditis from a single COVID-19 infection!

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Did Arnold Schwarzenegger Just Die Of Heart Attack?!

Did Arnold Schwarzenegger just die in the hospital from a heart attack?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-09-26 : Added new details
Originally posted @ 2023-04-04

 

Claim : Arnold Schwarzenegger Just Died From Heart Attack!

People are sharing YouTube and TikTok videos claiming that Arnold Schwarzenegger just died in a hospital after a heart attack, with titles like :

5 minutes ago / Sad News / R.I.P Arnold Schwarzenegger / died on a way to the hospital?

1 Hour Ago / R.I.P Arnold Schwarzenegger / Heart stopped #arnoldschwarzenegger

5 Minutes Ago / Rip Arnold schwarzenegger / Goodbye Arnold schwarzenegger

5 Minutes Ago… Arnold Schwarzenegger R.I.P.

Sending Our Thoughts and prayers to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Family. It’s a huge loss.

Arnold Schwarzenegger died today. Rest in peace #rip #motivation #idol #gym #resteasy #arnoldschwarzenegger

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Truth : Arnold Schwarzenegger Did Not Die From Heart Attack!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube and TikTok videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported his death or heart attack!

Arnold Schwarzenegger is not only a Hollywood legend, he served as the 38th governor of California for 8 years! Everything he does, no matter how small, is covered in detail by the media and celebrity blogs.

When “the Governator” got fed up and fixed a neighbourhood pothole with his team, it even became international news! So if he actually suffered a heart attack, it would have been covered by legitimate news media.

Yet, no legitimate media outlet or even a celebrity blog reported that Arnold Schwarzenegger suffered a heart attack recently, much less died in a hospital. That’s because it never happened!

Fact #2 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Still Alive + Well!

Arnold Schwarzenegger (born Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger on 30 March, 1968) is very much still alive, as of Monday, 25 September 2023!

That was when he shared two posts on X (formerly known as Twitter), with comments like “Bryan, we are all rooting for you“, and “Fantastic work!“.

Just four days ago, Arnold even posted a video getting some exercise after his elbow surgery!

These and many other public posts appeared days and weeks after people started claiming that Arnold Schwarzenegger died from a heart attack!

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Fact #3 : Viral Photo Was From 2020 Heart Surgery

The viral photo of Arnold Schwarzenegger clutching a red heart-shaped pillow while unconscious on a hospital bed is real, but it was taken from his 2020 heart surgery.

On April 16, 1997, Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent elective heart surgery to replace a defective, congenital aortic heart valve. He chose to get a tissue valve, as he felt that a mechanical valve might limit his capacity to exercise.

On March 30, 2018, Arnold Schwarzenegger had his pulmonary valve replaced at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

On Friday, 23 October 2023, Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent a third heart valve procedure at the Cleveland Clinic to replace his aortic valve. That was when the viral photo was taken.

That operation was successful of course, because Arnold is not only alive today, he posted a photo of himself with a thumbs-up on social media!

Thanks to the team at the Cleveland Clinic, I have a new aortic valve to go along with my new pulmonary valve from my last surgery.

I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland enjoying your amazing statues.  Thank you to every doc and nurse on my team.

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Fact #4 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Arnold Schwarzenegger death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the May 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Total Recall or The Terminator is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Arnold Schwarzenegger Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Arnold’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other celebrities whose reps MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Clint Eastwood, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie LaurentMorgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon CowellSylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Bronny James : Cardiac Arrest From Congenital Heart Defect!

It’s confirmed – Bronny James has a congenital heart defect that caused his cardiac arrest on the basketball court!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Bronny James Almost Died From Vaccine Cardiac Arrest!

Right after news broke that Bronny James collapsed from a cardiac arrest during basketball practice with his team, some people immediately claimed or suggested that LeBron James’ older son was suffering from myocarditis caused by the COVID-19 vaccine, or that his cardiac arrest was caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.

Elon MuskWe cannot ascribe everything to the vaccine, but, by the same token, we cannot ascribe nothing.

Myocarditis is a known side-effect. The only question is whether it is rare or common.

William Makis MD : CARDIAC ARREST in the young – Lebron James’ 18 year old son Bronny James had a cardiac arrest during practice at 9:30am on July 24, 2023 – he was fully COVID-19 vaccinated

Some young people survive vaccine injury – 13 cases that did!

OutKick : Elon Musk is right to ask and wonder if the Covid vaccine contributed to Bronny James’ cardiac arrest.

We need to know why this keeps happening to young healthy adults.

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Bronny James : Cardiac Arrest Was Caused By Heart Defect!

Born LeBron Raymone James Jr. on October 6, 2004, Bronny James is the eldest son of NBA superstar, LeBron James, and a basketball player for the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans team.

At approximately 9:26 AM PDT on Monday, July 24, 2023, Bronny James collapsed while practicing with his team at the USC Galen Center. He was rushed by ambulance to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and confirmed to have suffered from a cardiac arrest.

By the time news broke on Tuesday, July 25, Bronny James was in stable condition, and had already been released from intensive care. A spokesperson for his family said:

Yesterday while practicing Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest. Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU.

We ask for respect and privacy for the James family and we will update media when there is more information. LeBron and Savannah wish to publicly send their deepest thanks and appreciation to the USC medical and athletic staff for their incredible work and dedication to the safety of their athletes.

On Friday, August 25, 2023, the James family announced in a statement, that Bronny James was found to have a congenital heart defect that likely caused his sudden cardiac arrest on the basketball court:

After a comprehensive initial evaluation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center led by Dr. Merije Chukumerije and follow-up evaluations at the Mayo Clinic led by Dr. Michael J. Ackerman and Atlantic Health/Morristown Medical Center led by Dr. Matthew W. Martinez, the probable cause of Mr. James’ sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) has been identified. 

It is an anatomically and functionally significant Congenital Heart Defect which can and will be treated.

We are very confident in Bronny’s full recovery and return to basketball in the very near future. We will continue to provide updates to media and respectfully reiterate the family’s request for privacy.

The statement did not mention the type of congenital heart defect Bronny James has, but heart defects can definitely cause sudden cardiac arrest, especially during strenuous exercise or activity.

But to be clear – Bronny James was born with the heart defect (that’s what congenital means). He did not develop it from getting the COVID-19 vaccines.

Read more : Did Bronny James Almost Die From Vaccine Cardiac Arrest?!

Notably, the statement also did not mention myocarditis – a heart condition associated with mRNA vaccines, that anti-vaccination activists are suggesting caused his cardiac arrest.

As I pointed out earlier, Bronny James underwent cardiac screening several months earlier, as part of testing for prospective NBA players. The screening included a transthroracic echocardiogram, which looks at blood flow through the heart and its valves, and an electrocardiogram (ECG / EKG), which shows the heart’s electrical activity.

Both heart screenings came back with normal results. This rules out the possibility that Bronny James was suffering from myocarditis, as Elon Musk and other people have suggested. In fact, it would be quite impossible for Bronny James to practice with his team if he was suffering from myocarditis, as he would be experiencing chest pain, fatigue, and breathing difficulties, another other symptoms.

 

Cardiac Arrest Is Common In Young Athletes Like Bronny James

Anti-vaccination activists often claim that young, healthy people do not suddenly collapse from cardiac arrest. The truth is many young athletes do suddenly collapse from sudden cardiac arrest, and many don’t survive unless they receive medical attention quickly.

The United States alone records over half a million cases of sudden cardiac arrest cases every year – an incidence of about 130 per 100,000 individuals per year. Many people have undiagnosed heart conditions that may not produce noticeable symptoms in daily life, but could result in sudden cardiac arrest at any time.

The risk of developing sudden cardiac arrest increases during strenuous activities, which is why many US states enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators (AED) to be made available in health clubs, gyms, schools, and other public places.

And no, COVID-19 vaccines do NOT cause cardiac arrests, no matter what anti-vaccination activists may claim.

Neither can COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting cardiac arrests, or dying from them.

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Ultimately, Bronny James joins a long list of athletes whose injuries / deathswere ultimate proven to be wrongly blamed on the COVID-19 vaccines. Here are other examples:

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Did Cedric Roussel Die Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did former Premier League footballer Cedric Roussel die suddenly from a heart attack caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Cedric Roussel Died Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine!

Right after news broke that Cedric Roussel died suddenly while sitting on a terrace in Mons, some people immediately claimed that the former Premier League footballer died from a heart attack caused by the COVID-19 vaccine!

Died Suddenly France

Cedric Roussel mort à 45 ans : L’ancien attaquant de Premier League de Belgique décède subitement après une crise cardiaque sur la place de la ville 💉#FullyVaccinated #DiedSuddenly (juin 2023)

Cedric Roussel dead at 45: Former Belgium Premier League striker dies suddenly after heart attack in town square 💉#FullyVaccinated #DiedSuddenly (June 2023)

Belgium are mourning the death of former footballer Cedric Roussel after his sudden passing on Saturday
The 45-year-old suffered a heart attack from Myocarditis after a Covid Vaccine in Belgium, with local press reporting that it happened when he had been sitting on a park bench.

RIP CEDRIC!! ANOTHER VACCINE DEATH VICTIM!! 💉 #wwfc

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No Evidence Cedric Roussel Died From COVID-19 Vaccine!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all sudden deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Cedric Roussel Died From Heart Attack / Cardiac Arrest

Cedric Roussel (born 6 January 1978) was a Belgian professional footballer who played in the Premier League with Coventry City in 1999, and the Belgium national team in 2003. He retired in February 2015 at the age of 37, and became a real estate agent.

On 24 June 2023, Cedric Roussel was sitting on a terrace at a marketplace in Mons, Belgium, when he suddenly collapsed. Despite the best efforts of paramedics who rushed to the scene, they were unable to revive him.

Initial reports say that Cedric Roussel died from a sudden cardiac arrest, but later reports say that he died from a heart attack.

Fact #2 : No Evidence Cedric Roussel Had Myocarditis

There is no evidence that Cedric Roussel was suffering from myocarditis caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.

In fact, if he suffered from myocarditis, Cedric Roussel would not be casually sitting on a terrace enjoying a day out in Mons. He would have been experiencing chest pain and/or shortness of breath.

Fact #3 : Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Affects Mainly Young Adults

Vaccine-induced myocarditis is not only rare, it occurs mainly in young adults and adolescent males 12 to 39 years in age. Cedric Roussel was 45 years old when he died.

To help you understand that, I created this table to show you the risk of vaccine-induced myocarditis for different age groups.

Note : Baseline refers to the typical number of myocarditis cases expected in the unvaccinated population.

Age Group Male Rate
(per million doses)
Baseline
(per million doses)
12-17 32.4 2.0
18-24 30.7 1.8
25-29 12.2 1.9
30-39 6.9 1.9
40-49 3.5 1.9
50-64 1.9 1.9

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Fact #4 : Sudden Cardiac Arrest Is Common

Anti-vaccination activists falsely claim that young, healthy people do not suddenly collapse from cardiac arrest. The truth is many young athletes do suddenly collapse from sudden cardiac arrest, and many don’t survive unless they receive medical attention quickly.

The United States alone records over half a million cases of sudden cardiac arrest cases every year – an incidence of about 130 per 100,000 individuals per year. Many people have undiagnosed heart conditions that may not produce noticeable symptoms in daily life, but could result in sudden cardiac arrest at any time.

The risk of developing sudden cardiac arrest increases during strenuous activities, which is why many countries enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators (AED) to be made available in health clubs, gyms, schools, and other public places.

And no, COVID-19 vaccines do NOT cause cardiac arrests, no matter what anti-vaccination activists may claim.

Neither can COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting cardiac arrests, or dying from them.

Fact #5 : Unknown If Cedric Roussel Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

It is unknown if Cedric Roussel was vaccinated against COVID-19, as he never publicly mentioned his vaccination status.

Some anti-vaccination activists are sharing a photo alleging to show Cedric Roussel getting a COVID-19 vaccine. That’s actually a photo of a different Cedric Roussel!

This Cedric Roussel who posted a photo of himself getting the COVID-19 vaccine is actually a 5o year-old French politician and former Member of Parliament who served in its Committee on Cultural Affairs and Education.

Until and unless his family reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Cedric Roussel the footballer died from any COVID-19 vaccine side effect is likely lying to you.

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Fact #6 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Cedric Roussel was fully vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have been fully-vaccinated more than two years before his death!

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

Fact #7 : Claims Of COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries Often Proven False

Most claims of sudden deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false. Here is the latest dozen of other false sudden death claims!

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Did Shane Warne die suddenly from Covid-19 vaccine?!

Did Shane Warne die suddenly in Thailand from a heart attack caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Shane Warne Died Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine!

Shane Warne died suddenly in March 2022 while on holiday in Thailand, but the media is in a frenzy over claims by two cardiologists that his death may have been caused by the COVID-19 vaccine:

A leading UK-based Indian-origin consultant cardiologist and an Australian medic said on Tuesday that they fear the sudden death last year of Australian cricket legend Shane Warne may have been precipitated by the COVID mRNA vaccine that he had taken approximately nine months prior.

Cardiologists Dr. Aseem Malhotra and Dr. Chris Neil, who is also President of the Australian Medical Professionals’ Society (AMPS), said the post-mortem findings for Warne, 52, revealed coronary atherosclerosis or heart disease. They said their research shows that a COVID mRNA vaccine can cause a rapid acceleration of coronary disease, especially in those that may already have undetected mild heart disease.

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Truth : Shane Warne Died From A Heart Attack

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all sudden deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Shane Warne Died From A Heart Attack

Shane Warne (born Shane Keith Warne on 13 September 1969) was an Australian cricketeer, who became a TV commentator after he retired, working for both Sky and Fox until his death.

On 4 March 2022, Shane Warne was holidaying on the island of Ko Samui in Thailand, when his friend found him unconscious in his villa. They attempted to revive him by CPR after calling for help.

When Thai paramedics arrived, they found a pool of vomit* by his bed, and bloodstains from the prolonged CPR. They attempted CPR as he continued to be “unresponsive” with a “weak pulse”.

An ambulance arrived shortly after and took him to the local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His body was later taken by ferry to a Surat Thani hospital for an autopsy.

On 7 March 2022, the Thai police announced that Shane Warne’s autopsy results confirmed that he died of “natural causes” from a “congenital disease“. They ruled out any foul play, and said that Shane Warne died from a suspected heart attack.

* Vomiting is one of the symptoms of someone suffering a heart attack

Fact #2 : Shane Warne Had Heart Disease

Shane Warne had been suffering from chest pains before he even arrived in Thailand, and had earlier seen a doctor about his heart.

Shane also suffered from asthma, even though he was a life-long smoker, and just finished a “ridiculous” fluid-only diet, according to his manager, James Erskine.

He did go on these ridiculous sorts of diets, and he was just finished with one. It was a bit all or nothing. It was either white buns with butter and lasagna stuffed in the middle or he would be having black and green juices.

He obviously smoked most of his life. I don’t know. I think it was just a massive heart attack.

Warne’s family also confirmed that he had been suffering from heart problems, and asthma in the weeks leading to his death, and that he just completed a 14-day liquid-only diet.

Fact #3 : Shane Warne’s Autopsy Confirmed Atherosclerosis

On 13 February 2023, Shane Warne’s death certificate was released, revealing his official cause of death – coronary artery atherosclerosis.

This confirms that Shane Warne died from a heart attack brought about by atherosclerosis of his coronary arteries.

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Fact #4 : Atherosclerosis Takes Years To Develop

Atherosclerosis is the thickening and/or hardening of the arteries that occurs when a sticky substance called plaque (which consists of cholesterol, fats, and other substances) builds up inside your arteries.

It generally takes years to develop significant atherosclerosis, although a 2020 study showed that it can rapidly increase in people between the ages of 40 and 50. Even so, that study showed progression over 3 years.

Fact #5 : No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Atherosclerosis

While the press reports claim that Dr. Aseem Malhotra and Dr. Chris Neil conducted research that showed that “a COVID mRNA vaccine can cause a rapid acceleration of coronary disease“, there is no evidence of such research.

It is possible that Dr. Aseem Malhotra was referring to the “Gundry study” which allegedly showed that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines double the heart attack risk. If so, that has already been shown to be misleading back in December 2021.

  • It was an abstract, and not a peer-reviewed study
  • The journal published an Expression of Concern over the lack of data or statistical analysis
  • The PULS test used does not directly assess cardiac health
  • Most of the PULS test results were not revealed, or analysed
  • The PULS test is not used in mainstream cardiology

If mRNA vaccines really do cause atherosclerosis in a matter of months, then millions of people would have died from heart attacks in the 2.5 years since they were administered to billions of people. Yet, we have seen no such thing.

Fact #6 : Shane Warne Was Fully-Vaccinated

Shane Warne was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, a fact he revealed when he shared about the time he caught COVID-19 in August 2021, and weathered it just fine.

It was a bit like a hangover, I had a pounding headache. The first couple of days, when I tested positive, I just had a thumping headache and I had one day where I had the shivers, but (was) sweating, like when you have the flu.

I lost a bit of sense of taste for a few days, but after three or four days I was fine. I have apparently got the holy grail. I have been double vaccinated and I have had Covid, so I am meant to be absolutely fine now.

While some of the press did report that Shane Warne was placed on a ventilator, it was not because he was short of breath. Rather, he was testing a special ventilator:

It wasn’t because I could not breathe, or anything like that, it was basically a special ventilator that I was trialling to make sure there were no longer-lasting effects that Covid would have on me.

I have been fine, I have been able to run, I have been able to do everything. I have been absolutely fine.

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Fact #7 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even though Shane Warne was fully vaccinated against COVID-19, he was fully-vaccinated more than nine months before his death!

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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Did Juan Carlos Formell Die Suddenly From Vaccine?!

Did Grammy-nominated Juan Carlos Formell die suddenly on the stage from the COVID-19 vaccine?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Juan Carlos Formell Died Suddenly From Vaccine!

People are sharing a video of Juan Carlos Formell collapsing on stage in New York, claiming that it’s evidence the Grammy-nominated musician died suddenly from the COVID-19 vaccine.

Renowned Cuban singer collapses AND DIES Suddenly LIVE ON STAGE.

Why are so many people dropping dead like this? 💉#DiedSuddenly

I’m no expert on spontaneous death, but I’ll take a Jab at why people are dying… 💉

Safe and effective 🇨🇺🎶🎤💉

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Truth : Juan Carlos Formell Did Not Die From Vaccine!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all celebrity deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Juan Carlos Formell Died From A Heart Attack

Juan Carlos Formell was a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who settled in New York after defecting from Cuba. He replaced his famous father as the bassist for the band, Los Van Van in 2014.

On Friday, May 26, 2023, Juan Carlos Formell was playing with the Los Van Van at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx, New York City, when he apparently felt ill.

He was seen in the video suddenly walking behind his band, eventually collapsing at the back of the stage. He was carried off the stage, while his band played on, unaware of what had just happened. Later, Los Van Van would announce his death.

It is with great sadness that we inform you that our brother and bass player has passed away.

Everyone who ever met him knows how special he was as a human being, as a professional and as a musician. We are all devastated with this news.

We have the joy that his last moments were on stage giving everything for our music, for our family, for Los Van Van and for their fans.

We wish you eternal light together with our father and all the great Vanvaneros who watch over us from Heaven. We will miss you so much Juanca.

His romantic and musical partner, Danae Blanco, would later confirm his death from a heart attack.

Fact #2 : Juan Carlos Formell Had Health Problems

Danae Blanco also shared that Juan Carlos Formell had hypertension (high blood pressure) and arteriosclerosis – both major risk factors for heart disease and heart attacks.

Juan Carlos Formell (born on February 2, 1964 in Havana, Cuba) was 59 years old when he died.

Read more : Did Tom Sizemore Die From Vaccine-Induced Stroke?!

Fact #3 : COVID-19 Vaccines Cannot Cause Heart Attacks

Just in case there is any doubt, COVID-19 vaccines cannot cause a heart attack. But neither can COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting heart attacks, or dying from them.

An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or a heart attack, occurs when blood supply to the heart muscle is abruptly cut off, usually due to a blockage of one or more coronary arteries. While a heart attack offers a window of time for medical personnel to treat, it can cause a more serious problem – ventricular fibrillation.

Ventricular fibrillation (V-fib) often occurs during a heart attack because the heart can become electrically unstable when its muscles don’t get enough blood. The dangerous heart rhythms that develop cause the lower heart chambers to contract rapidly and erratically, leading to sudden cardiac death.

Just to be clear – COVID-19 vaccines also do not cause ventricular fibrillation, except in the fantasies of conspiracy theorists and anti-vaccination activists.

Heart attacks and ventricular fibrillation are also very common. People have had heart attacks and V-fib long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Fact #4 : Unknown If Juan Carlos Formell Was Vaccinated

It is currently unknown if Juan Carlos Formell was vaccinated against COVID-19, as he has never publicly mentioned his vaccination status.

It is possible that he may not even be vaccinated, as the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States. In fact, many people who were injured or died suddenly were actually unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless his family reveals his vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Juan Carlos Formell was vaccinated against COVID-19, is likely lying to you.

Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Juan Carlos Formell was vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received all of his doses many months ago.

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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Fact #6 : Claims Of Celebrities Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

So far, claims of sudden deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false in every instance. Here is the latest dozen of other false sudden death claims!

Will these anti-vaccination activists apologise for lying to you? Nope! They will just move on to the next celebrity tragedy…

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Did George Soros Die Suddenly From Heart Attack?!

Did billionaire financier George Soros just die suddenly from a violent heart attack?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : George Soros Just Died Suddenly From Heart Attack

People are sharing Twitter posts, YouTube and TikTok videos claiming that billionaire financier George Soros just died suddenly from a violent heart attack!

Politics For All Ireland : BREAKING: FAMILY CONFIRMS GEORGE SOROS HAS DIED AGED 92

BREAKING: George Soros has died of a violent heart attack, according to Politics For All Ireland.

RIP George Soros Passed away at the age of 92 | Died today

According to the news in the Western media, George Soros passed away.

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Truth : George Soros Did Not Die From A Heart Attack!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS on social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Posted His Death

George Soros (born György Schwartz on August 12, 193o) is one of the world’s most famous businessman with billions to his name, a generous philanthropist who has donated over 32 billion dollars, and a popular foil for right-wing conspiracy theorists.

Even if you ignore his wealth, you cannot ignore his influence which extends globally through his Open Society Foundations.

If George Soros died, the worldwide media would have quickly published their prepared obituaries. In fact, Reuters infamously accidentally published its pre-written obituary of George Soros in April 2013, before withdrawing it 30 minutes later, and apologising to George Soros.

George Soros, who died XXX at age XXX, was a predatory and hugely successful financier and investor, who argued paradoxically for years against the same sort of free-wheeling capitalism that made him billions.

He was known as ‘the man who broke the Bank of England’ for selling short the British pound in 1992 and helping force the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, which devalued the pound and earned Soros more than $1bn (£650m). And his Soros Fund Management was widely blamed for helping trigger the Asian financial crisis of 1997, by selling short the Thai baht and Malaysian ringgit.

No legitimate media outlet has published its obituary for George Soros, only a few predatory websites, TikTok and YouTube channels capitalising on the fake news. That’s because – George Soros is NOT dead!

Fact #2 : George Soros Is Still Alive + Well!

After the claims that George Soros died from a violent heart attack went viral on social media, George Soros himself posted on his personal Twitter account that he’s very much “alive and healthy”.

Rumors that I had a heart attack are completely false. I am alive and healthy.

A spokesperson for the Open Society Foundations also confirmed that he is alive and well:

George Soros is alive and healthy. Rumors on social media that he suffered a heart attack and died are false.

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Fact #3 : It Started With A Tweet

This latest rumour that the billionaire philanthropist died started with a tweet from the Twitter account of Politics for All Ireland, which only had 3 followers at that time.

It was picked up by conspiracy theorists, Cillian, who claimed that George Soros “died from a violent heart attack” even though the original Politics for All Ireland tweet never said that.

However, adding that bit appeared to have made it go viral, because it was viewed over a million times, and shared by many people.

Fact #4 : George Soros Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This George Soros death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of business man George Soros’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the May 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the the Man Who Broke the Bank of England is alive and well.

Rumors of the business man’s alleged demise gained traction on Sunday after a ‘R.I.P. George Soros’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American business man’s passing:

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. George Soros Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from George Soros’ unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps whose celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Simon Cowell, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Justin Bieber, Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone,, Tom Hanks, Dolly Parton, Lucy Liu, Clint Eastwood, and Melanie Laurent.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake news about celebrities and other famous people, just like these examples:

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Ray Liotta : Official Cause Of Death Revealed!

The autopsy results for Ray Liotta has been released, revealing his official cause and manner of death!

Updated @ 2023-05-11 : Added the official cause and manner of death for Ray Liotta, and other updates
Originally posted @ 2022-06-12

 

Claim : Ray Liotta – Cause Of Death Was COVID-19 Vaccine!

People have been claiming that veteran actor Ray Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine SADS!

Ray Liotta has passed away at the age of 67 in his sleep… from sudden death syndrome caused by vaccine effects on his heart?

#rayliotta #LongCovid #COVID19 #VaccineSideEffects

Still no official cause of death for Ray Liotta. Apparently a heart attack in his sleep. Hey, doesn’t the #Pfizer vaccine cause blood clots?

Now @rayliotta ?! When are we going to start looking at the cause of sudden death of the ridiculously high numbers of #Hollywood elite? #VaccineSideEffects #vaccine #COVID #suddendeath hmmm 🤔

Ummmm he just died in his sleep…. yep i bet he was vaccinated 💉💉💉💉

Another vaccine death….. they will cover up #rayliotta 👇👇👇

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Ray Liotta : Cause Of Death Was Not COVID-19 Or Vaccine!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths on the COVID-19 vaccine.

But we can now confirm that Ray Liotta’s cause of death was not COVID-19, or the vaccine!

Fact #1 : Ray Liotta Died In His Sleep

On 26 May 2022, Raymond Allen Liotta died in his sleep at the age of 67, according to his publicist, Jennifer Allen.

Paramedics rushed to his room, but he was already dead when they arrived 12 minutes later.

Fact #2 : Nothing Suspicious About His Death

Ray’s body was transferred to the National Forensic Institute of Santo Domingo for an autopsy, with a toxicology report expected later next week.

Authorities said that there were no signs of foul play, or anything suspicious about his death.

Fact #3 : Ray Liotta’s Cause Of Death Was Natural

Back in June 2022, Ray’s publicist, Jennifer Allen, told PolitiFact that the claims that Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine are “100% not true“. She also stated that :

The family has not released the cause of death yet, but I do know the cause, and (it) has nothing to do with COVID or the vaccine.

That was finally confirmed by his official autopsy report which was released on 8 May 2023.

According to Dominican Republic officials, manner of death for Ray Liotta was categorised as “natural” and “non-violent“, and his official causes of death were respiratory insufficiency, pulmonary oedema (fluid in the lungs), and acute heart failure.

The autopsy also revealed that Ray Liotta also suffered from atherosclerosis, although that was not a direct cause of death.

Now that the official cause and manner of death for Ray Liotta has been released, let this be the final word – his death had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines.

Read more : Did Ray Liotta Die From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Here are other facts we know about Ray Liotta’s last moments, and why his cause of death was not the COVID-19 vaccine.

Fact #4 : Ray Liotta Was Shooting A Movie

Liotta died in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting a movie called “Dangerous Waters”.

By all accounts, he was healthy and well. There was no evidence he was suffering from any side effects of COVID-19, or any vaccination he may have received.

Fact #5 : His Fiancée Was With Him When He Died

Ray got engaged to former hairstylist, Jacy Nittolo, in December 2020, and she was with him when he died. In fact, Jacy was the one who called 911 at around 6 AM on that Thursday morning.

This was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Dominican Republic’s General Direction of Cinema :

We understand that he was accompanied by his [fiancée] and that the [fiancée] asks that you please respect her grief.

Fact #6 : His Fiancée Did Not Say He Died From Vaccine

His fiancée who was with Ray Liotta when he died, did not claim that his death was due to the COVID-19 vaccine.

When she spoke of the tragedy in her Instagram post, she only mentioned the life they shared together :

My life these past couple of years have been nothing but truly magical.
Ray and I share a deep love that I will cherish in my heart forever.
We laughed daily and we were inseparable.
The chemistry was wild in the best way.
He was everything in the world to me and we couldn’t get enough of each other.
The kind of real love that one dreams of.

He was the most beautiful person inside and out that I’ve ever known…and even that is an understatement.

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Casas del VXI Hotel in Santo Domingo, where Ray Liotta stayed while filming ‘Dangerous Waters’ in the Dominican Republic

Fact #7 : His COVID-19 Vaccination Status Is Unknown

Claims that Ray Liotta’s death was from side effects of the Pfizer vaccine are not based on any evidence. In fact, we don’t even know if he was vaccinated at all, much less what vaccine he received!

The Dominican Republic no longer required travellers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination on arrival, since 23 April 2022.

The government also suspended all COVID-19 restrictions since 16 February 2022, after “100% of the tourism sector personnel… have been vaccinated with two doses, and are in the process of being vaccinated with a third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19“.

Ray Liotta may very well be unvaccinated, because the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandated in the United States. Many people who died suddenly were found to be unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless his family reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who claims that Ray Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine is likely lying to you.

Fact #8 : Ray Liotta Looked Healthy Days Earlier

A woman called Alba spotted Ray Liotta walking with his handlers at the BlueMall in Santo Domingo several days before he died, and asked to meet him.

Ray not only embraced her, he agreed to take a selfie with her. He looked happy and healthy in the selfie that Alba shared.

If he was sick from COVID-19 vaccine side effects, he wouldn’t even be taking a stroll through a mall, never mind filming in a foreign country!

Fact #9 : COVID-19 Vaccines Proven Safe + Effective

COVID-19 vaccines underwent massive clinical trials, and were only approved after they were proven to be safe and effective.

In addition, they were constantly monitored after they received their approvals, which picked up rare side effects after they were administered to billions of people.

Anti-vaccination activists have often claimed that those who received the vaccine would die. Yet, the opposite was true – the vaccines were not only safe, they were effective in protecting people from getting hospitalised or dying from COVID-19.

Fact #10 : Vaccine Side Effects Generally Last Only A Few Days

COVID-19 vaccine side effects are generally mild, and last only a few days. In rare cases, the recipient may suffer from blood clots (AstraZeneca) or myocarditis (Pfizer), but they develop within days of receiving the vaccine, not months later.

If Ray Liotta received the COVID-19 vaccine, he would have received all his doses last year. It is quite impossible for his death to be related to any COVID-19 vaccine he may have received months earlier.

Read more : Was Pfizer Forced To Release 9 Pages Of Vaccine Side Effects?!

Fact #11 : Post-Vaccination Myocarditis Not A Risk For 50+

Claims that Ray Liotta died from a heart condition brought on by the Pfizer vaccine are based on the fact that the mRNA vaccine can cause myocarditis in some recipients.

Those claims are nonsensical, because the post-vaccination myocarditis happens within days of receiving the mRNA vaccine, not months later.

In addition, the risk of developing post-vaccination myocarditis is practically non-existent for his age group – Ray was 65 years old when the Pfizer vaccine was first approved, and 67 years old when he died.

To help you understand that, I created this table to show you the risk of vaccine-induced myocarditis for different age groups.

It clearly shows that even if Ray was indeed vaccinated against COVID-19 using the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, there was no risk of getting vaccine-induced myocarditis.

Note : Baseline refers to the typical number of myocarditis cases expected in the unvaccinated population.

Age Group Male Rate
(per million doses)
Baseline
(per million doses)
12-17 32.4 2.0
18-24 30.7 1.8
25-29 12.2 1.9
30-39 6.9 1.9
40-49 3.5 1.9
50-64 1.9 1.9
65+ 0.61 1.05

Fact #12 : Claims Of Celebrities Dying From COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

This is yet another example of anti-vaccination activists abusing celebrity deaths / injuries to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false in every instance, like these examples:

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Why David Burleson Did Not Die From Vaccine SADS!

Anti-vaccination activists are claiming that 14 year-old David Wayne Burleson died suddenly in his sleep from vaccine SADS!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : David Burleson Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

Anti-vaccination activists are claiming that 14 year-old David Wayne Burleson died suddenly in his sleep from vaccine SADS!

William Makis MD : 14 year old David Wayne Burleson died suddenly in his sleep on Apr.25, 2023.

“No OD, no allergic reaction, no signs of anything” “Nobody could get a heartbeat back”

If COVID-19 vaccinated, early morning cardiac arrest often fatal

#Diedsuddenly #cdnpoli #ableg

GlobalResearch : 14 year old David Wayne Burleson died suddenly in his sleep on Apr.25, 2023.

アラバマ州センタービル – 14 歳の David Wayne Burleson さんが 2023 年 4 月 25 日に睡眠中に突然死亡しました。

「ODなし、アレルギー反応なし、何の兆候もない」
「誰も心拍を取り戻すことができなかった」

COVID-19 ワクチンを接種した場合、早朝の心停止はしばしば致命的です

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Truth : David Burleson Did Not Die Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : David Wayne Burleson Died In His Sleep

David Wayne Burleson was born on February 6, 2009 to Patrick Burleson and Amy Lantz of West Blocton, Alabama.

They woke up on the morning of April 25, 2023 to find David unresponsive in bed. They immediately started CPR, and paramedics who arrived worked on him for over an hour, but never got his heart started. David Wayne Burleson was just 14 years old when he died.

We woke up this morning to find David unresponsive this morning. Started CPR immediately and they worked on him for over an hour. Nobody could get a heartbeat back. They gave him multiples of everything.

Our son, David Wayne Burleson, is dead at 14 years old.

There is no reason as of yet. No OD, no allergic reaction, no signs of anything, just a dead teenager. Prayers are appreciated.

Fact #2 : David Burleson’s Cause Of Death Is Unknown

The exact cause of death for David Wayne Burleson is currently unknown. His parents, and the medical examiner’s office, did not reveal his cause of death.

That does not mean he died from the COVID-19 vaccine, a heart attack, a cardiac arrest, or any other cause of death. It simply means – we, the public, do NOT know his cause of death.

Until his family, or the medical examiner’s office, reveals his cause of death, anyone who claims that David Wayne Burleson died from this or that cause is likely lying to you!

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Fact #3 : David Burleson Was Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19!

It is ludicrous for anti-vaccination activists to blatantly claim that David Wayne Burleson died from the COVID-19 vaccine, when they had no evidence he was ever vaccinated against COVID-19!

In fact, his mother, Amy Lantz posted publicly on April 29, 2023, that she and David Wayne Burleson were never vaccinated against COVID-19!

I can NOT believe I am having to make this post!

There are truly just some fucking heartless, idiotic, live with their head up their ass people in this world!

My son did not have the Covid vaccination, nor does it fucking matter if he did or did not! I don’t give a shit about your opinion on this subject! I am grieving my first born child!

This is for all the people that have been contacting me and feel like they want to contact me about whether he had the vaccine or not!

FUCKING DONT!

I JUST LOST MY BABY BOY, MY FIRST CHILD, MY ONLY SON! I DONT GIVE A MOTHER FUCKING FLYING DIP SHIT ABOUT YOUR DAMN AGENDA OR BELIEFS OR DATA OR WHATEVER ELSE YOU WANT TO USE MY SONS DEATH FOR!

I have had multiple people in the U.S. and other countries contact me over this shit! Yall go the fuck away!

HEARTLESS IDIOTS!

David Wayne Burleson joins the list of unvaccinated people whose sudden deaths were abused by anti-vaccination activists for their agenda – Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, and Kaden Clymer.

Fact #4 : David Burleson’s Family Was Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Either!

Just in case anti-vaccination activists intend to suggest that David Wayne Burleson may have been injured by “vaccine shedding”, not only is that a fictional concept, his family was not vaccinated either!

Please don’t ask grieving parents about if their child was vaccinated so you can blame it on the vaccine. That is gaining something for your political standpoint, especially with your stupid profile picture!

I am certainly allowed to lash out at whoever I want to, about anything I want to! I JUST LOST MY SON! lam most certainly allowed to lash out at all the idiotic inconsiderate fucking conspiracy theorists who don’t even know my son or my family, who think it’s a fucking fantastic wonderful idea to ask if my son was vaccinated because they believe the vaccine is killing people and want to have more ‘data and proof’ it kills!

If you were truly JUST sorry for his death and not looking for some kind of data use, you wouldn’t have asked a grieving mother that question!

I did not get the vaccine myself nor did I allow my kids to, so go the fuck away! You aren’t sorry for my loss, you all just want data!

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Fact #5 : Claims Of Children Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

This is yet another example of anti-vaccination activists exploiting the deaths / injuries of children to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of child deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false in every instance.

Will these anti-vaccination activists apologise for lying to you? Nope! They will just move on to the next child tragedy…

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Do COVID-19 Vaccines DOUBLE Heart Attack Risk?!

Do COVID-19 vaccines DOUBLE the risk of heart attack over 5 years?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : COVID-19 Vaccines DOUBLE Heart Attack Risk!

People are sharing a Twitter post and video of Dr. Aseem Malhotra telling Joe Rogan about a study by Dr. Steve R. Gundry that claims to prove that COVID-19 vaccines double your heart attack risk over a 5-year period!

COVID Vaccines DOUBLE Heart Attack Risk Over 5-Year Period, According to Data from Cardiac Surgeon

“What he [Dr. Steve R. Gundry] found was that within eight to ten weeks of these patients taking the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine … those markers of inflammation in the blood had increased to a level where their risk of a heart attack went from 11% at five years – just within two months – to 25%,” shared @DrAseemMalhotra.

“To give it context, if I today decided I was going to smoke 40 cigarettes a day, eat junk food … not sleep, [and] stop exercising, I couldn’t even get close to increasing my risk that much in two months.”

Read more : Do mRNA Vaccines Increase Risk Of Death + Injuries?!

Truth : COVID-19 Vaccines Do NOT DOUBLE Heart Attack Risk!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : It Was An Abstract, Not A Peer-Reviewed Study

The article was an abstract (Abstract 10712), called “Observational Findings of PULS Cardiac Test Findings for Inflammatory Markers in Patients Receiving mRNA Vaccines“. It was not a peer-reviewed study.

An abstract is meant to be a short factual summary of an actual study, describing its context, methods, results and conclusions. However, the author – Steven R. Gundry – did not provide details of how he conducted the study, so it is impossible for anyone to confirm that his results are even accurate, much less peer-review it.

Fact #2 : The Abstract Was Published In 2021

This abstract was also published more than 17 months ago – on 8 November 2021. And as far as I can tell, the findings were never replicated or verified by other studies.

Fact #3 : AHA Published An Expression Of Concern

Circulation is a reputable medical journal, published by Lippincourt Williams & Wilkins for the American Heart Association. However, that does not mean that everything published in Circulation is peer-reviewed and/or endorsed by the American Heart Association.

In fact, right after the article was published, the journal published an Expression of Concern, noting (with our emphasis) :

Soon after publication of the above abstract in Circulation, it was brought to the American Heart Association Committee on Scientific Sessions Program’s attention that there are potential errors in the abstract.

Specifically, there are several typographical errors, there is no data in the abstract regarding myocardial T-cell infiltration, there are no statistical analyses for significance provided, and the author is not clear that only anecdotal data was used.

We are publishing this Expression of Concern until a suitable correction is published to indicate that the abstract in its current version may not be reliable.

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Fact #4 : PULS Test Does Not Directly Assess Cardiac Health

The PULS (Protein Unstable Lesion Signature) test is a proprietary blood test developed by GD Biosciences Inc. that claims to detect and diagnose early-stage heart disease in asymptomatic patients. It does this by measuring the plasma levels of 9 proteins that are allegedly biomarkers of endothelial (blood vessel) damage.

So the PULS test does not actually tell us anything about the condition of the patient’s heart. It only predicts the future risk of a plaque forming in the blood vessels, that could potentially detach or rupture and lead to a heart attack.

The protein levels that are measured also change over time. Did Gundry confirm that the protein levels remain elevated 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, or 12 months post-vaccination? Because if the increase in protein levels was transient, then the risk of acute coronary syndrome predicted by the PULS score would not actually change.

Fact #5 : Measurement Units + Important Data Are Missing!

While the PULS test looks at 9 protein levels, Dr. Gundry only mentioned three of them. What happened to the other six protein levels?

Did Dr. Gundry forget about them? Or did their results go against the abstract’s dramatic conclusions? How did Circulation let Dr. Gundry post an abstract with ⅓ of the data?

Incredibly, Circulation also allowed Dr. Gundry to publish test results that were devoid of measurement units. Were they measured in mg/dL or pg/ml or PLUS units? Who knows?

On top of that, the abstract does not even mention how many of those 566 patients had elevated PULS scores, and protein levels. Was it all of them? 50%? Or just 1%?

No matter how you slice and dice this abstract, no one can come to any conclusion with just ⅓ of the PULS test results that lack even measurement units.

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Fact #6 : The Abstract Was Heavily Corrected

Despite being a short abstract, it was heavily corrected. In fact, the correction was posted on 21 December 2021 was much longer than the original abstract!

  • its title was revised from “Mrna COVID Vaccines Dramatically Increase Endothelial Inflammatory Markers and ACS Risk as Measured by the PULS Cardiac Test: a Warning” to “Observational Findings of PULS Cardiac Test Findings for Inflammatory Markers in Patients Receiving mRNA Vaccines”
  • the PULS test was no longer “a clinically validated measurement”, but simply “a clinically utilized measurement”
  • it no longer claimed that “dramatic changes in PULS score became apparent in most patients” after receiving mRNA vaccines.
  • it added that “There was no comparison made with unvaccinated patients or pts treated with other vaccines“.
  • it removed the claim that “these changes persist for at least 2.5 months post second dose of vac”.
  • it added the warning that “No statistical comparison was done in this observational study“.
  • it removed the original conclusion that “mRNA vacs dramatically increase inflammation on the endothelium and T cell infiltration of cardiac muscle and may account for the observations of increased thrombosis, cardiomyopathy, and other vascular events following vaccination”, and replaced it with “the mRNA vacs numerically increase (but not statistically tested) the markers IL-16, Fas, and HGF, all markers previously described by others for denoting inflammation on the endothelium and T cell infiltration of cardiac muscle, in a consecutive series of a single clinic patient population receiving mRNA vaccines without a control group.”

In the end, this abstract does not prove that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines double the risk of heart attack in a 5-year period. It only showed that the proprietary PULS score and 3 (out of 9) protein levels were elevated at a particular point in time for an unknown number of people.

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Fact #7 : PULS Test Not Used In Mainstream Cardiology

The PULS test is not used in mainstream cardiology, and its use is limited even in the few countries where it is offered.

For example, in the UK, it is only provided through a single medical practice that appears to be focused on “natural health”. Similarly, it is only available in India through a single provider.

Dr. Lander Foquet, an infectious disease scientist, pointed out that the PULs test was promoted heavily by the abstract author, and is “not something used by a real cardiologist”.

Fact #8 : Dr. Gundry Sells Supplements

It should also be noted that Dr. Gundry sells a plethora of dietary supplements under his own brand name – Gundry MD.

There is nothing wrong with creating and selling your own dietary supplements, of course. But many people would consider that to be a potential conflict of interest that should have been mentioned in the abstract’s disclosure. Dr. Gundry reported no conflict of interest.

Fact #9 : Dr. Gundry Was Pitching Quercetin

This was not mentioned in the printed Circulation abstract, but presented to the meeting attendees.

In his slide, Results An [sic] Conclusions, Dr. Gundry recommended the use of low-dose aspirin and/or Quercetin to “treat” this increased risk of heart disease from the mRNA vaccines.

Despite the dramatic claim that mRNA vaccines greatly increase inflammation of the heart, his recommended use of a supplement suggests that he doesn’t even believe it’s particularly dangerous.

I should point out that his recommended treatment is based on ZERO EVIDENCE. Dr. Gundry did not explain why he recommended either “treatment”. Neither did he provide any evidence to back them up.

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Credit : Dr. Lander Foquet

Fact #10 : mRNA Vaccine Cardiac Risk Limited To Myocarditis / Pericarditis

Post-marketing monitoring of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have revealed that these mRNA vaccines introduce a small risk of myocarditis and pericarditis in young males.

However, there is NO EVIDENCE that mRNA vaccines cause increased risk of heart disease other than the aforementioned myocarditis / pericarditis risk.

Billions of doses of mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have already been administered worldwide in the past 28 months.

If the Gundry abstract is correct, we should have seen HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of people keeling over from heart attacks in the last year or so. That is obviously not the case at all.

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Elbow Pit Slapping For Heart Attack : Does It Work?!

Elbow pit slapping has been recommended for treating and preventing heart attack for many years now, but does it really work?

 

Elbow Pit Slapping For Heart Attack : What Is It?

The elbow pit slapping method is based on traditional Chinese medicine belief that there are three acupressure (meridian) points around the left arm, that affects the heart and lungs.

The idea is that slapping the left elbow pit, until it turns red, will restore qi (energy) and blood circulation to the heart and lungs.

It also claims that slapping the left elbow pit on a daily basis can prevent heart disease, and reduce the risk of a heart attack.

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Elbow Pit Slapping For Heart Attack : The Evidence?

People are sharing this message together with a video showing a man who apparently had a heart attack while watching a movie in a cinema.

A sudden heart attack in a Singapore theater. The Singapore doctor & helpers slapped their hands on the patient’s arms and he recovered after about 2 minutes.

A Chinese sinseh (traditional doctor) can be seen in the video reviving the man by slapping his elbow pit for 2 minutes.

The video is being shared as evidence that the elbow pit slapping method really works in reviving patients suffering from a heart attack.

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Truth : Elbow Pit Slapping Does NOT Work For Heart Attack!

Fact #1 : Slapping Elbow Pit Does Not Treat / Prevent Heart Attack

The truth is slapping the elbow pit will not revive someone with a heart attack. Neither can slapping your elbow pit on a daily basis help prevent heart disease, or a heart attack.

There is simply no scientific basis, never mind actual fact, behind such claims. It is DANGEROUS to teach people to do this.

People who use this method, instead of calling for medical assistance, will likely cause more harm, even death.

Do NOT play doctor! If you encounter someone suffering from a heart attack, you should quickly call for an ambulance, and perform CPR!

Fact #2 : It Has Been Debunked By Taiwanese Doctors

As our fact check video above shows, the Taiwanese Ministry of Health and Welfare asked doctors to publicly debunk this elbow pit slapping method.

They pointed out that believing such fake stories could result in poor outcomes for the victims, because proper treatment would likely be delayed.

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Fact #3 : Video Likely Not Recorded In Singapore

The incident in the viral video very likely did not happen in Singapore.

A careful listening of the voices will reveal that they are speaking Mandarin with a Mainland Chinese accent. So the video was most likely recorded in China.

Fact #4 : It Appears To Be Video Of A TCM Seminar

A careful examination of the video will show that while they appear to be in a mini theatre, they don’t appear to be watching a movie.

A purple podium with Chinese characters can be seen on the left side of the screen, and the staff appears to be wearing purple uniforms – one is even wearing an orange sash.

It is likely that this may be some kind of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) seminar being held in a cinema.

Fact #5 : The Man Doesn’t Look Like He Had A Heart Attack

The man did not appear to be suffering from a heart attack. Instead of clutching his chest in pain and breaking out in cold sweat, he was just unconscious.

And when they revived him, he appeared disorientated, shook his head and got up several times. He also appeared to be breathing normally.

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Did Stephan Bonnar Die From Vaccine SADS?!

Did UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar die from vaccine-induced sudden adult death syndrome (SADS)?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-04-28 : Updated with Stephan Bonnar’s autopsy results and cause of death
Originally posted @ 2022-12-29

 

Claim : Stephan Bonnar Died From Vaccine SADS!

Right after news broke that Stephan Bonnar died suddenly at work, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the 45 year-old UFC Hall of Famer was a victim of COVID-19 vaccine sudden adult death syndrome (SADS)!

Here are some examples on social media:

Another Young healthy active person drops dead UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar died unexpectedly while at work ;((. SADS FDHS, “we don’t know why he died but we do know it was not the mRNA vaccines“ will follow shortly

ANOTHER VACCINE DEATH UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar Dies at 45

Huh, lots of Athletes, people in great shape are dropping dead of ‘presumed heart problems’. It’s one of the top side effects of Covid vaccines. Just sayin! -UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar dead at 45

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Truth : Stephan Bonnar Did Not Die From Vaccine SADS!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all athlete deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Stephan Bonnar Died From Drug Overdose!

Stephan Bonnar (born Stephan Patrick Bonnar on April 4, 1977) was an American mixed martial artist who was also known as The American Psycho. He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6, 2013.

On Thursday, December 22, 2022, UFC announced that Stephan Bonnar died from “presumed heart complications while at work“. Reports claim that he died from heart failure, but that was never confirmed.

The Clark County coroner’s office conducted an autopsy on Stephan Bonnar after his death. Typically, the coroner’s office determines a cause and manner of death within 90 days, but a spokesperson said that his case required more time because it required additional testing.

On Monday, April 24, 2023, the Clark County coroner’s office finally revealed their official cause of death for Stephan Bonnar – Fentanyl, Parafluorofentanyl and Mitragynine intoxication“. His death was ruled as “accidental“.

Fentanyl is the synthetic opioid that is responsible for many sudden deaths in the United States, while parafluorofentanyl is an analogue of fentanyl.

Fentanyl and its analogues are about 50X stronger than heroin, and 100X stronger than morphine, and have been linked to tens of thousands of deaths every single year, in the United States alone.

Mitragynine is the active compound derived from the kratom plant, and is commonly use in the United States as a painkiller, and to help with opioid withdrawal symptoms.

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Fact #2 : Stephan Bonnar Used Steroids + Opioids

Stephan Bonnar had a history of steroids use. Back in November 2012, he tested positive for Drostanolone – an anabolic steroid. That was his second positive test, after testing positive for another anabolic steroid – Boldenone, in 2006.

He also had a history of opioid use. In a September 2021 interview with MMA Fighting, he shared that he was on a 30 mg/day regimen of oxycodone to treat his long-term injuries.

After his death, UFC middleweight Sean Strickland came out to criticise those who tried to whitewash his death, stating that Stephan Bonnar was addicted to opioids.

… the Stephan Bonnar I knew was fucking nuts. He was addicted to opioids, he got arrested, got kicked out of the hospital because they wouldn’t give him opioids, his gym went under during COVID.

The coroner’s report confirmed, once and for all, that the Stephan Bonnar was just another victim of the opioid crisis in the United States. It should be noted that he isn’t the first MMA fighter to die from fentanyl.

In May 2022, Bellator fighter Jordan Young was confirmed to have died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl and alprazolam (better known as Xanax).

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Fact #3 : Stephan Bonnar Was Anti-Vaccine

It is hilarious to see anti-vaccination activists throw one of their own under the bus. Like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter and Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar was anti-vaccination.

In September 2021, Bonnar posted a series of (now deleted) selfie videos in which he claimed he was being denied hospital treatment because he was not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Fact #4 : Stephan Bonnar Was Not Vaccinated

As far as I can tell – Stephan Bonnar was never vaccinated against COVID-19. He publicly spoke out against the COVID-19 vaccines, and said that he was not vaccinated in September 2021.

The COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States, despite what anti-vaccination activists may claim.

So regardless of the actual / official cause of death for Stephan Bonnar, it had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines.

Fact #5 : Claims Of Athletes Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

This is yet another example of anti-vaccination activists abusing athlete deaths / injuries to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of athlete deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false. Here are just some of the latest examples:

Will these anti-vaccination activists apologise for lying to you? Nope! They will just move on to the next athlete tragedy…

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Did Julian Figueroa Die From Covid-19 Vaccine SADS?!

Did 27 year-old Mexican actor and singer Julian Figueroa die suddenly from COVID-19 vaccine SADS?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Julian Figueroa Died Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine SADS!

Right after news broke that Julian Figueroa died suddenly at just 27 years old, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the Mexican actor and singer was a victim of the COVID-19 vaccine he received!

Mexican Julian Figueroa died this past weekend from a heart issue at TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OLD. FRACK FORGIVING THE TERMINATOR AND EVERY OTHER FRACKER WHO DISCRIMINATED PEOPLE WHO CHOSE NOT GET VAXED. The vaccine is obviously more dangerous than COVID in my opinion.

Happened again. Another #DiedSuddenly .just another day post vaccine

Another vaccine death? Mexican singer Julián Figueroa dies at 27 – Figueroa is the son of the late Joan Sebastian, an iconic Mexican singer who died in 2015.

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Truth : Julian Figueroa Did Not Die From COVID-19 Vaccine SADS!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Julian Figueroa Died Suddenly At Home

Julian Figueroa (born on 2 May 1995 to iconic Mexican singer Joan Sebastian and actress Maribel Guardia) was a singer-songwriter and actor who recently starred in the telenovela Mi camino es amarte, and was in the midst of creating his first solo album.

His mother, actress Maribel Guardia, shared on Instagram how her son died, saying that she was at the theatre when her son was found unconscious in his room. Unfortunately, by the time the ambulance arrived, he was already dead.

I am sorry to announce the passing of my beloved son Julián Figueroa, who unfortunately preceded us in this life.

They found him unconscious tonight in his room, while I was at the theater. They called 911 and when the ambulance and police arrived, they found him already lifeless, with no trace of violence.

Julian Figueroa was 27 years old when he died, and would have turned 28 on May 2. He was married to model and actor Imelda Garza-Tuñón (Ime Garza-Tuñón), and shared a 5 year-old son, José Julián Figueroa Garza.

Fact #2 : Julian Figueroa’s Cause Of Death Was Heart Attack

Maribel Guardia is apparently aware that her son’s sudden and unexpected death at such a young age would invite speculation. So she publicly shared in her Instagram post, that Julian Figueroa died from a heart attack and ventricular fibrillation.

The medical report indicates that he died of an acute myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillation.

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Fact #3 : COVID-19 Vaccines Cannot Cause Heart Attacks

Just in case there is any doubt, COVID-19 vaccines cannot cause a heart attack. But neither can COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting heart attacks, or dying from them.

An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or a heart attack, occurs when blood supply to the heart muscle is abruptly cut off, usually due to a blockage of one or more coronary arteries.

While a heart attack offers a window of time for medical personnel to treat, it can cause a more serious problem – ventricular fibrillation, which was what Julian Figueroa died from.

Ventricular fibrillation (V-fib) often occurs during a heart attack because the heart can become electrically unstable when its muscles don’t get enough blood. The dangerous heart rhythms that develop cause the lower heart chambers to contract rapidly and erratically, leading to sudden cardiac death.

Just to be clear – COVID-19 vaccines also do not cause ventricular fibrillation, except in the fantasies of conspiracy theorists and anti-vaccination activists.

Heart attacks and ventricular fibrillation are also very common. People have had heart attacks and V-fib long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Fact #4 : Unknown If Julian Figueroa Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Julian Figueroa has never publicly revealed his COVID-19 vaccination status, so it is unknown if he ever received any COVID-19 vaccine.

It is possible that Julian Figueroa was never vaccinated against COVID-19, as the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in Mexico and around the world! In fact, many people like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley and Stephan Bonnar who “died suddenly” were never vaccinated.

The vaccination rate in Mexico is also rather low – only 64% of its population are fully vaccinated. So it is certainly possible that Julian Figueroa was never vaccinated against COVID-19.

Until and unless his family publicly reveals his vaccination status, anyone who claims that Julian Figueroa died from the COVID-19 vaccine is likely lying to you.

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Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Julian Figueroa was vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received all of his doses more than a year ago.

He cannot possibly have died from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.

Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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