Vaccines

Fact checks addressing conspiracy theories and unreliable health advice relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 August 2021

Too early to say whether unvaccinated doctors or nurses will lose jobs

A Facebook post suggests that thousands of unvaccinated doctors and nurses will lose their jobs

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Too early to say whether unvaccinated doctors or nurses will lose jobs
25 August 2021

PHE says no need to restart vaccination course in pregnancy after second dose delay

There’s no problem with booking your second dose, even if it’s been a considerable amount of time since your first.

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PHE says no need to restart vaccination course in pregnancy after second dose delay
24 August 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are recommended at any stage of pregnancy

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends vaccination at any stage of pregnancy.

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Covid-19 vaccines are recommended at any stage of pregnancy
19 August 2021

How long should you wait between vaccines if you’re pregnant?

You should wait a week between your whooping cough or flu vaccine and the Covid vaccine.

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How long should you wait between vaccines if you’re pregnant?
19 August 2021

What we know about Covid-19 vaccines and miscarriages

There’s no evidence that the vaccines are causing miscarriages.

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What we know about Covid-19 vaccines and miscarriages
19 August 2021

What do we know about Covid-19 vaccines and fertility?

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists say that there is no evidence to suggest that the Covid-19 vaccines affect fertility.

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What do we know about Covid-19 vaccines and fertility?
18 August 2021

Conservative Woman article falsely claims vaccines don’t work

Claims that natural immunity is ‘complete’ and vaccines are ‘obsolete’ are completely false.

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Conservative Woman article falsely claims vaccines don’t work
13 August 2021

Post makes misleading claims about Covid vaccines and animal trials

Animals used in clinical trials are usually euthanised so scientists can examine their organs.

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Post makes misleading claims about Covid vaccines and animal trials
6 August 2021

Vaccine deaths are not higher than Covid-19 deaths

An article reproduced across a number of sites repeatedly draws misleading conclusions from official data.

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Vaccine deaths are not higher than Covid-19 deaths
5 August 2021

What are the rules on consent for Covid-19 vaccines for teens?

People aged 16 or over can consent to their own medical treatment.

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What are the rules on consent for Covid-19 vaccines for teens?

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