Darrion Nguyen, science social media influencer and gene therapy lab researcher (Illustration: Assistant Editor Kathy Wong for Endpoints News)

So­cial me­dia meets sci­ence in ‘Lab Shenani­gans’ with Tik­Tok-fa­mous re­searcher — and some­times Pfiz­er part­ner

Sci­en­tist Dar­rion Nguyen is lin­ing up big Covid-19 ru­mors and knock­ing them down on his so­cial me­dia on­line crash course se­ries.

“I Heard it on the In­ter­net” short videos dis­pel ru­mors with sci­en­tif­ic facts, hu­mor and lev­i­ty. The ru­mors are In­ter­net sta­ples like Covid vac­cines give you Covid, vac­cines don’t work with Omi­cron vari­ants and even far-out whop­pers like vac­cines can make you mag­net­ic.

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