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COVID-19 vaccines have caused more deaths in the U.S. than the virus itself.

The VAERS data has been misrepresented to spread a false narrative and discredit COVID-19 vaccines.

The U.S. has fully vaccinated 59 percent of its population against the COVID-19 virus. The number of deaths reported has come down drastically since the start of the vaccine drive. However, several falsified claims are being made about the actions or policies of public authorities over the vaccination. One such claim is made by Dr. Peter McCullough, who argues that COVID-19 vaccines had caused more deaths than the virus itself. The physician's claim is based on the data taken from the VAERS and CMS systems. The site has been a source of misinformation as several people believe that the reported numbers are the vaccine death toll. It is important to note that the number of adverse events reported following the vaccination, including deaths, does not necessarily mean that a vaccine has caused the death. VAERS is an open system that includes reports submitted by anyone and unverified. The data can be used as evidence only after scientifically analyzing it. There may have been deaths among vaccine recipients because of their health ailments and some allergic reactions. Several vaccine recipients have died due to multiple health issues, and there is no causal link between the vaccination and deaths. Furthermore, an article published by MedPage Today reports that Dr. Peter McCullough has been a part of the COVID-19 vaccine misinformation campaign spreading various baseless claims. A lawsuit has also been registered against McCullough for allegedly affiliating with the organization nearly six months after his employment ended while promoting controversial views about the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19, including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organization or your national healthcare authority.

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