Mathematically impossible claim about vaccines and miscarriages persists online

A well-known anti-vaccine physician repeated the false claim that COVID-19 vaccines caused a 4,070 percent increase in miscarriages and stillbirths. This increase would mean that pregnancy losses far outnumbered pregnancies. The post was recently shared thousands of times and is the latest example of large accounts promoting this fake statistic.

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