Tucker Carlson lies about COVID-19 vaccine data showing “a massive increase in deaths from this vaccine”

The U.S. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, which Carlson cited to make his claim, does not determine whether a vaccine contributed to an adverse event or illness

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Citation From the June 10, 2021, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): So, what is the harm rate from the COVID vaccines? What's the harm rate? You're not allowed to ask, have you noticed that? They'll shout at you if you ask.

Several weeks ago, we quoted numbers from the administration's own reporting system, VAERS, that show a massive increase in deaths from this vaccine. Now, even if you believe that the VAERS system is profoundly flawed -- and it seems to be flawed -- it's hard to explain the jump in fatalities in relative terms.