The Truth Behind Viral Videos Linking COVID Vaccine to Spasms, Shakes
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Alfonso Fasano MD, chair, Neuromodulation and Multi-Disciplinary Care, University of Toronto and University Health Network, co-director, Surgical Program for Movement Disorders, Toronto Western Hospital, Ottawa, Canada.
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Matthew Laurens, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist, professor of pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore.
Jennifer Frontera, MD, neurologist, NYU Langone Health, professor of neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York City.
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Politifact: “The ‘shaking’ COVID-19 vaccine side-effect videos and what we know about them.”