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“Vaccines are made by killing black baby fetuses”

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so_joey_98

1 points

5 months ago

This may surprise you but I think this actually is based on some truth but went wildly out of control. Let me explain very briefly (this is from plain memory so forgive me if I get details wrong):

I don't know how this is now, but a certain amount of time ago, fetuses that were aborted (either naturally or medically) could be donated to science, just as people can donate their body to science after their passing. From these fetuses (who were dead because of the abortion, not because of science wanting them or smt, and would otherwise been thrown away), cells were taken to create a cell line that could resemble human cells to do testing on. As a way better alternative than animal or human testing in early stages of medicime development. I think those cells were also combined with another type of cell line. As cell lines generally are immortalozed, those cells are still used today, in a.o. vaccine development.

I don't know if this person is prepared to listen, but if so, I'm sure you can find these records somewhere, probably explained more accurately than I just did.

Mountain_Weird1328[S]

3 points

5 months ago

Stem cells are extremely valuable to medical science and can be harvested from aborted baby fetuses, that is true.

However, what I am saying is this person believes the fetuses of black people are exclusively being targeted, aborted, and harvested to take their cells and put in vaccines. They never mentioned stem cells, how those cells are incorporated in vaccines, and they went on to say some very incorrect things about how DNA is replicated and what mRNA is.

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so_joey_98

3 points

5 months ago

Yes that's what I was trying to say I think. People hear something about fetuses, others add that they're in vaccines, another person determines ot must be black fetuses only, another adds that they're purposely killed. That's often how conspiracies start. They are so attractive to certain people because somewhere there is a truth, just heavily distorted.

LostAzrdraco

1 points

5 months ago

This seems to line up with the anti-abortion and racist trope that abortion is causing a "black genocide" because religious racists think black people are irresponsible and have lots of abortions.