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Fact-checking 3 claims about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Vaccine

Yes, you can now ‘mix and match’ the COVID-19 vaccine booster shots in the US

Vaccine

No, Colin Powell’s death does not show that COVID-19 vaccines don’t work

Coronavirus

No, COVID-19 shots don't accelerate the effects of Alzheimer's and dementia

Vaccine

There is no evidence that Southwest Airlines cancellations were caused by workers protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Business

Yes, hospitals can require organ transplant patients and donors to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Vaccine

No, employers are not responsible for paying for unvaccinated employees' COVID tests

Vaccine

Yes, an Israeli study did find natural immunity is effective in fighting COVID-19, but health experts still recommend vaccination

Vaccine

Yes, the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for pregnant women

Vaccine

No, COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility

Coronavirus

Yes, Walgreens and CVS have the same COVID-19 booster shot guidelines as the CDC

Vaccine

Yes, there is a nationwide blood shortage but it's not related to COVID vaccines

Health

Yes, this year's flu shot will be different than last year

Health

Yes, Johnson & Johnson is planning to make its COVID-19 vaccine available for teens and young children

Vaccine

No, President Biden is not ordering the VA to withhold health benefits from unvaccinated veterans

Government

Yes, children who are mature enough have the ability to opt out of a COVID-19 vaccine trial

Vaccine