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Did the World Health Organization say kids should *not* get the COVID-19 vaccine?

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A: No. The WHO said that where vaccine supplies are limited, vaccinating children is not a priority. Viral social media posts and some popular anti-vaccine channels did a great job this week spreading misinformation about the World Health Organization’s stance on vaccinating children with available COVID-19 vaccines. As is often the case with misinformation, it’s

How to Think Like a Scientist

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Scientists share certain habits of mind, regardless of whether we study pathogens, people, or plants. As legendary astronomer Carl Sagan wrote: “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Today we launch an occasional series on “How to Think Like a Scientist,” starting with three key values we

P. ¿Pueden las vacunas contra COVID-19 hacerme “magnético”?

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R. No. Las personas pueden estar PEGAJOSAS. NUNCA MAGNÉTICAS. BUENAS NOTICIAS: Es probable que haya otros superpoderes de la vacunación, incluida la inmunidad a una enfermedad que es potencialmente mortal para usted o sus seres queridos. Desde historias de microchips hasta recepción de 5G, este año ha estado repleto de falsedades y videos virales relacionados