Nicki Minaj publicly claimed that her cousin’s friend developed ‘swollen testicles’ on anecdote of the COVID-19 vaccine, alternatively that concept has been denied.
The health minister of Trinidad and Tobago has denied Nicki Minaj‘s instruct that her cousin’s friend developed swollen testicles after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. On September 13, the “Mammoth Bass” rapper tweeted that she wouldn’t be attending the Met Gala on anecdote of she did no longer are searching to salvage vaccinated, and the tournament required proof of vaccination for all who walked the carpet. Her reasoning for no longer getting the jab was as soon as attributable to a in actuality recurring instruct that her cousin’s friend turned “impotent” and had “swollen testicles.”
#BREAKING – Trinidad & Tobago Well being Minister Dr. Terrence Deyalsingh responds to swollen testicle instruct made by Trinidad-born entertainer @NICKIMINAJ; says there isn’t very this form of reported case in Trinidad & Tobago (TTT) pic.twitter.com/NNsc9EUTKP
— Kevz Politics (@KevzPolitics) September 15, 2021
Nicki tweeted, “My cousin in Trinidad received’t salvage the vaccine cuz his friend obtained it & turned impotent. His testicles turned swollen. His friend was as soon as weeks a ways from getting married, now the girl known as off the marriage ceremony. So staunch pray on it & construct sure you’re cushty with ur decision, no longer bullied.” In a press convention the next day, Well being Minister Dr. Terrence Deyalsingh explained that he “needed to examine and make fling that what she was as soon as claiming was as soon as both staunch or flawed.”
He persisted, “We unfortunately wasted so mighty time the day gone by running down this flawed instruct. As a ways as we all know, at this time restrict, there was as soon as no such reported both side attain or harmful attain,” Deyalsingh stated. “… As we stand now, there might be in actuality no reported such side attain or harmful tournament of testicular swelling in Trinidad or … anywhere. None that we all know of anywhere else on the earth.”
Deyalsingh also illustrious his frustration that he needed to analyze the rapper’s very public claims. “What was as soon as sad about this, is that it wasted our time the day gone by, attempting to trace [it] down. Because we desire all these claims severely, whether it’s on social media or mainstream media,” he stated. Dr. Anthony Fauci also weighed in on Nicki’s anti-vaccine stance at some level of his most up-to-date look on CNN. The 80-year-ragged physician and immunologist explained to Jake Tapper that the 38-year-ragged rapper was as soon as “spreading misinformation.”
“Is there any proof that the Pfizer, Moderna, or the [Johnson & Johnson] vaccines trigger any reproductive components, in males or women?” Jake asked Dr. Fauci. “The acknowledge to that, Jake, is a critical no,” he replied. “There’s no proof that it happens, nor is there any mechanistic reason to converse that it could maybe occur.”