Oct 8, 2021

MBP Scientist Helps Fact-Check COVID Misinformation

A photo of Dr. Jean Chen
Dr. Jean Chen

MBP Associate Professor Dr. Jean Chen was recently featured in an AFP Fact Check article entitled ‘Covid-19 vaccination does not make MRI scans dangerous’.

In the article, Dr. Chen and other scientists discuss and dispel a myth circulating on Social Media that ‘electromagnetism’ from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans can be dangerous for people who have recently been vaccinated against COVID-19.

AFP Fact check is a digital verification service that has grown to become the leading global fact-checking organizations. They investigate and disprove false information, focusing on items that can be harmful, impactful and manipulative.

View the article on the AFP Fact Check website.