Article misrepresents UK data to claim COVID-19 vaccines are killing children

An article on a conspiracy news site that frequently misrepresents COVID-19 data is claiming that vaccinated children are 137 times more likely to die than unvaccinated children, suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines are deadly. The claim is based on raw data from the U.K. Office for National Statistics. 

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