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How Covid vaccine links to infertility

Soon The Times article “Coronavirus conspiracy theories: how vaccine infertility rumours spread to the young” became viral as one of the twitter trends. The paper started with the story of Flora, who is suffering from asthma since childhood.

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Flora wrote excitedly to her family WhatsApp group as soon as she received a notification inviting her to go for a Covid-19 vaccination. For the 28-year-old, it was a great relief.

Her longstanding concerns made it all the more surprising when her mother rang her minutes later and warned about the potential “side effects” that she had heard about lately.

The Times authors believe that from here, the infertility hoax becomes a mainstay within conspiracy theory communities. The conspiracy spreads to fringe groups worldwide and is promoted