The Sunday Independent this week ran an article on a new report by a group of scientists claiming that the positioning of cell phone masts in residential areas is linked to incidence of cancer. The article overplayed the evidence.
While evidence that women drink too much while pregnant is widespread, no research backs Sky News’ claim that South African mothers drink heavily deliberately to damage their unborn babies and claim disability benefits.
The department of health says that 96% of South African children receive all necessary vaccinations. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says only 64% do. In fact, the data is flawed, undermining both their claims.