Preprint COVID Vaccine Study Withdrawn: Key Number Was Off by Factor of 25
Mistakes happen, especially in non-peer-reviewed studies (though they also happen in peer-reviewed ones); but it’s a good reminder to be skeptical. From Reuters:
A pre-print study which claimed that there is a 1 in 1,000 risk of contracting a heart inflammation condition known as myocarditis has since been retracted due to a calculation.
The study which was conducted by researchers at The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, was featured in numerous blogs and social media posts as proof that the COVID-19 vaccine is unsafe for use….
The study had calculated an incidence rate of myocarditis in the Ottawa
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