Get the facts: Vaccines

12 May 2021

Viral video spreads misinformation about ethylene oxide and Ivermectin

There is no evidence that using something that has been sterilised with ethylene oxide, such as a Covid-19 swab, is harmful.

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Viral video spreads misinformation about ethylene oxide and Ivermectin
5 May 2021

The risk of vaccination does not rise when Covid-19 becomes scarcer

What changes is the balance of risk—meaning that for some people the risk of getting seriously ill with Covid eventually becomes even smaller than the risk from vaccination.

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The risk of vaccination does not rise when Covid-19 becomes scarcer
30 April 2021

Influencer video full of untrue vaccine claims

These include false claims that all animals in Covid vaccine trials died and that vaccines can change your DNA.

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Influencer video full of untrue vaccine claims
26 April 2021

Covid-19 child vaccine trial paused over clot concerns, not cot death

The study was giving the Covid-19 vaccine to children aged between six and 17, not infants.

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Covid-19 child vaccine trial paused over clot concerns, not cot death
23 April 2021

Mike Yeadon wrong again on lockdowns and face masks

Claims that lockdowns and face masks don’t work are false.

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Mike Yeadon wrong again on lockdowns and face masks
23 April 2021

There’s more to the claim only 32 vaccinated people were hospitalised with Covid-19

A report in the Telegraph claimed there was only one vaccinated case per 2,300 patients. That’s highly misleading.

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There’s more to the claim only 32 vaccinated people were hospitalised with Covid-19
23 April 2021

Error-strewn paper claims face masks are ineffective and harmful

The ‘peer-reviewed paper from Stanford’ is not from Stanford and may not have been conventionally peer-reviewed.

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Error-strewn paper claims face masks are ineffective and harmful
22 April 2021

Being near to people vaccinated against Covid-19 won’t give you side effects

There is nothing in the Covid-19 vaccines used in the UK that could cause vaccine shedding.

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Being near to people vaccinated against Covid-19 won’t give you side effects
21 April 2021

Godfrey Bloom video makes false claims about vaccines

Former MEP Godfrey Bloom has made a number of false claims about Covid-19 vaccines

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Godfrey Bloom video makes false claims about vaccines
16 April 2021

The government hasn’t said the vaccine will cause a third wave of deaths

Covid-19 vaccines aren’t 100% efficient, but experts aren’t predicting they will cause mass hospitalisations.

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The government hasn’t said the vaccine will cause a third wave of deaths

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