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    Why Is Elon Musk Criticizing COVID-19 Vaccines?

    Elon Musk is someone known for speaking his mind all the time. The billionaire often expresses his controversial thoughts on Twitter. Most of them have landed him into trouble. In a recent series of tweets, the SpaceX founder talked about the COVID-19 vaccines.

    Musk criticized them and said that he felt like dying after taking the second booster dose. This was in response to a tweet on the platform. So let’s find out what Musk said and what was his experience like. Keep on reading to know more about this.

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    Elon Musk Criticizes Covid-19 Vaccines

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    Elon Musk 

    Musk has been vocal about a lot of things and is known for speaking his mind on several topics. One of them is COVID-19 and its vaccines. He recently took to Twitter to write about his experience taking the second booster dose.

    The billionaire tweeted, “I had major side effects from my second booster shot. Felt like I was dying for several days. Hopefully, no permanent damage, but I dunno.”

    This was in response to a tweet about the side effects of the vaccine. When a user asked why he took the second booster shot, Musk responded, “Was required to visit Tesla Giga Berlin. Not my choice.”

    In a different Tweet, the SpaceX founder stated, “And my cousin, who is young & in peak health, had a serious case of myocarditis. Had to go to the hospital.”

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    Elon Musk
    Elon Musk

    Musk has been accused of spreading misinformation regarding the covid-19 pandemic. In November 2022, Twitter lifted its rule against Covid misinformation policies. “Twitter is no longer enforcing the Covid-19 misleading information policy,” the company posted.

    He has also been a vocal critique of Anthony Fauci, who was the chief medical advisor to the President during the peak of the pandemic.

    The billionaire has been criticized for downplaying the seriousness of COVID and saying that the death statistics were inflated and exaggerated. He also claimed that children “are essentially immune” to the virus.

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