In Context: ‘Never going to learn how safe this vaccine is unless we start giving it’

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2021
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ANALYSIS

Did a member of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee that voted in favor of giving a COVID-19 vaccine to kids say: "We're never gonna learn how safe the vaccine is until we start giving it"?

The answer is: Yes-but.

There was a quote to that effect, as an Instagram post stated. But the quote, by Dr. Eric Rubin, an adjunct professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard University and editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, is being shared online without important context. 

The post was flagged as part...

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https://www.politifact.com/article/2021/nov/01/context-never-going-learn-how-safe-vaccine-unless-/

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