“All About mRNA So Called Vaccines”

Reviewing the claims made by Dr. Steven Hotze on COVID-19 vaccines

AFP – “All about mRNA So Called Vaccines,” says the title of a 17-minute video published on March 15, 2021 featuring Steven Hotze, a doctor and activist from Texas, who heads the Hotze Health and Wellness Center.

It has been viewed more than 60,000 times on Rumble.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a December 2, 2020 warning letter sent to Hotze about unapproved products that claim to offer protection against COVID-19 and promoted on his social media accounts and websites.

“We request that you take immediate action to cease the sale of such unapproved and unauthorized products for the mitigation, prevention, treatment, diagnosis, or cure of COVID-19,” it said.

Below, AFP Fact Check examines some of the claims Hotze makes in the video:

Claim 1: mRNA vaccines are not actual vaccines

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Hotze claims that an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine is “not a vaccine at all. It is a synthetic messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) experimental gene therapy, and it works much differently than historic vaccines.”

The mRNA shots against COVID-19 are the first to use the cutting-edge messenger ribonucleic acid technology, which differs from that of other vaccines.

However, arguing that mRNA vaccines are not vaccines is “false” because “the protein produced is exactly the same as many/most vaccines,” Jeffrey Cirillo, Regents’ professor of immunology at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, told AFP in an email.

He explained that more protein is made by introducing mRNA and “that is why these mRNA vaccines work so well.”

Grant McFadden, director of the Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines, and Virotherapy of Arizona State University, agreed that mRNA vaccines end up achieving the same goal as traditional vaccines.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

He disputed that the vaccines are gene therapy because “they do not change the genetic DNA of the host cells, and cannot alter the genes of the recipient’s cells.”

Claim 2: COVID-19 vaccines do not provide immunity

Hotze also claims in the video that the vaccines are ineffective because they do “not provide the individuals who receive the vaccine with immunity to COVID-19, nor does it prevent the transmission of this disease.”

Cynthia Leifer, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Cornell University, disagreed and said that these vaccines do prevent the disease … 

Click source below to read more.

- Advertisement -


Underpaid Nurses: No More Pizza Parties

Nearly two years into the pandemic, there’s some truth in a joke circulating among frustrated ICU nurses: They ask their hospitals for appropriate compensation for the hazards they’ve endured. And the nurses are rewarded with a pizza party instead.

Filthy, Used Medical Gloves Imported Into US

(CNN)Trash bags stuffed full of used medical gloves, some visibly soiled, some even blood-stained, litter the floor of a warehouse on the outskirts of...

PANTS ON FIRE: Biden Fails Covid Fact-Check

President Joe Biden botched the numbers behind the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Thursday as he stretched to take all the credit for the surge of shots once he was in office.

Vaccine Mandates Create Conflict With Defiant Workers

Defiant workers make up a small fraction of the overall workforce, with many cities, states and businesses reporting that more than 9 out of 10 of their workers are complying with mandates. But they have the potential to create disruptions in a tight labor market and have become the latest roadblock in overcoming the vaccine hesitancy that allowed the COVID-19 crisis to take a devastating turn over the summer.

Mexican Onions Source of Costly Salmonella Outbreak

FOOD SAFETY NEWS – It took only hours after the outbreak was linked to fresh onions from Mexico for the filing of the first...

Ivermectin Poisonings Rise as Unproven Use for Covid Soars

Poisonings from taking ivermectin, an antiparasitic drug that some people have used in an attempt to treat or prevent Covid-19, rose sharply in August, according to a report from the Oregon Poison Center.

Pornhub Star Sentenced To Ten Years In FL Murder Case

MEAWW, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA: A well-known porn star has been sentenced in a murder case that took place in Holmes County, Florida last year. Lauren...

Who Needs a COVID Booster Shot, According To Science

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – It’s a question on many people’s minds these days: Do I need a booster dose of a COVID vaccine? The answer, like...

Navy Identifies 15th Sailor Killed By COVID-19

THE HILL – A Navy sailor who died of coronavirus-related complications earlier this month has been identified. Master-at-Arms Senior Chief Michael Haberstumpf, 42, of Whispering...

It’s Like a Fitbit, But for Your Penis

INSIDE HOOK – In a season three episode of Sex and the City, Charlotte attempts to get to the bottom of her husband’s impotence...
- Advertisement -