Dr. Anthony Fauci said, “There is no evidence for this to happen, nor is there any mechanistic reason to imagine it to be so”.
hip-hop entertainer tweeted on monday That she once planned to get a coronavirus shot after doing more research, but then shared an anecdote from a cousin in Trinidad who claimed her friend had swollen testicles after getting the vaccine.
However, many Twitter users quipped over Minaj’s controversy. Bolsey – and false – claim, Tapper decided to get Fauci’s opinion on it. But he also felt obliged to explain why he was asking the doctor a question he knew was ridiculous.
“I wouldn’t normally even ask you about it, but Nicki Minaj has about 180 million followers on Twitter and Instagram combined,” Tapper said, adding that vaccine opponents used her questionable tweets to “be in some kind of a shambles.” as evidence”.
Tapper asked Fauci if there was any evidence that vaccines cause fertility problems.
“The answer to that, Jake, is a resounding no,” Fauci said. There is no evidence of this happening, nor is there any mechanistic reason to imagine it to be so. So the answer to your question is no.”
Fauci then went on to explain how difficult it is for officers to combat misinformation and propaganda while trying not to attack Minaj.
“These claims may be innocent on his part—I’m not blaming him for anything—but he should think twice about publicizing information that really has no basis other than a one-time anecdote.” is,” he said. “That’s not what science is about.”