Fact checks addressing conspiracy theories and unreliable health advice relating to the coronavirus pandemic.
Can you have a shorter gap between Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?
The official guidance says the main exception to the eight week interval minimum is those about to start immunosuppressant treatment.
What do we know about the long-term effects of Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?
We don’t have long-term data on the use of the vaccines in pregnancy, but our knowledge is growing, and the evidence we do have so far is reassuring.
Germany has not stopped using Covid-19 vaccines
A social media post falsely claims Germany’s government no longer recommends Covid-19 vaccination.
Health fact checks
PCR tests have not been revoked by the FDA
The FDA recalled one brand of lateral flow tests earlier this year, but claims that PCR tests have been revoked by the agency are untrue.
What do we know about the Covid-19 vaccines crossing the placenta?
The vaccines are recommended for pregnant women.