Nicki Minaj publicly claimed that her cousin’s buddy developed ‘swollen testicles’ because of the COVID-19 vaccine, nevertheless that concept has been denied.
The well being minister of Trinidad and Tobago has denied Nicki Minaj‘s declare that her cousin’s friend developed swollen testicles after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. On September 13, the “Tremendous Bass” rapper tweeted that she wouldn’t be attending the Met Gala as a result of she didn’t need to get vaccinated, and the occasion required proof of vaccination for all who walked the carpet. Her reasoning for not getting the jab was resulting from a really weird declare that her cousin’s buddy turned “impotent” and had “swollen testicles.”
#BREAKING – Trinidad & Tobago Well being Minister Dr. Terrence Deyalsingh responds to swollen testicle declare made by Trinidad-born entertainer @NICKIMINAJ; says there isn’t any such reported case in Trinidad & Tobago (TTT) pic.twitter.com/NNsc9EUTKP
— Kevz Politics (@KevzPolitics) September 15, 2021
Nicki tweeted, “My cousin in Trinidad received’t get the vaccine cuz his buddy acquired it & turned impotent. His testicles turned swollen. His buddy was weeks away from getting married, now the woman known as off the marriage. So simply pray on it & be sure you’re snug with ur resolution, not bullied.” In a press conference the next day, Well being Minister Dr. Terrence Deyalsingh defined that he “needed to test and ensure that what she was claiming was both true or false.”
He continued, “We sadly wasted a lot time yesterday working down this false declare. So far as we all know, at this cut-off date, there was no such reported both facet impact or adversarial impact,” Deyalsingh mentioned. “… As we stand now, there may be completely no reported such facet impact or adversarial occasion of testicular swelling in Trinidad or … wherever. None that we all know of wherever else on the earth.”
Deyalsingh additionally famous his frustration that he needed to examine the rapper’s very public claims. “What was unhappy about this, is that it wasted our time yesterday, making an attempt to trace [it] down. As a result of we take all these claims critically, whether or not it’s on social media or mainstream media,” he mentioned. Dr. Anthony Fauci additionally weighed in on Nicki’s anti-vaccine stance throughout his newest look on CNN. The 80-year-old doctor and immunologist defined to Jake Tapper that the 38-year-old rapper was “spreading misinformation.”
“Is there any proof that the Pfizer, Moderna, or the [Johnson & Johnson] vaccines trigger any reproductive points, in males or ladies?” Jake requested Dr. Fauci. “The reply to that, Jake, is a powerful no,” he replied. “There’s no proof that it occurs, neither is there any mechanistic motive to think about that it could occur.”