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Vaccine misinformation

Here we will share articles about and examples of misinformation related to vaccines, in particular the COVID-19 vaccines that are being developed and distributed. Please remember to use your news literacy skills before sharing information that could be misleading.

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    Fact Check: A COVID-19 Vaccine Is NOT Likely To Kill You | Lead Stories

    Fact Check: A COVID-19 Vaccine Is NOT Likely To Kill You | Lead Stories

    None Dead Yet Will taking a COVID-19 vaccine kill you or lead to "debilitating" illness? No, that's not true: There is an abundance of evidence to the …

    False claim: A COVID-19 vaccine will genetically modify humans

    False claim: A COVID-19 vaccine will genetically modify humans

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    Reuters

    Update 1: Now includes quote from Dr McCray Widely shared claims on social media link to a video alleging that a future vaccine against COVID-19 would “genetically modify” humans. This claim is scientifically untrue. Example of the claims can be seen here and here and here . Most claims refer to a …

    Social media must prepare for flood of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

    Social media must prepare for flood of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

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    CNN

    (CNN Business) — Nearly two years ago, public health experts blamed social media platforms for contributing to a measles outbreak by allowing false claims about the risks of vaccines to spread. Facebook pledged to take tougher action on anti-vaccine misinformation, including making it less prominent …

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