Get the facts: Vaccines

29 June 2020

Bill Gates doesn’t own the vaccine for or patent of the Covid-19 virus

A viral Facebook post claims he is a partner in a Wuhan lab, which he isn’t.

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Bill Gates doesn’t own the vaccine for or patent of the Covid-19 virus
26 June 2020

Facebook post about Italy, coronavirus and 5G is almost all false

The post wrongly claims Italian doctors have found Covid-19 is caused by a bacteria.

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Facebook post about Italy, coronavirus and 5G is almost all false
18 June 2020

A Norwegian-British research paper doesn’t claim the virus causing Covid-19 was man-made

There is still no evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus was man-made.

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A Norwegian-British research paper doesn’t claim the virus causing Covid-19 was man-made
20 May 2020

German police cannot vaccinate people by force

A post on Facebook wrongly claims that German police can come into homes and forcibly vaccinate people.

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German police cannot vaccinate people by force
7 May 2020

The Control of Diseases Act was not changed in April to say you can be forcibly vaccinated

There is no Covid-19 vaccine yet, but this law does not say you can be forced to get the injection.

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The Control of Diseases Act was not changed in April to say you can be forcibly vaccinated
26 April 2020

Fake stories wrongly claim Elisa Granato, one of the UK's first Covid-19 vaccine trial participants, has died

False news reports wrongly claim that Dr Elisa Granato, one of the first participants in a UK Covid-19 vaccine trial, has died. She is not dead.

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Fake stories wrongly claim Elisa Granato, one of the UK's first Covid-19 vaccine trial participants, has died
9 April 2020

Here’s where those 5G and coronavirus conspiracy theories came from

We shouldn’t be surprised that conspiracy theorists are using 5G to explain the new coronavirus.

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Here’s where those 5G and coronavirus conspiracy theories came from
30 March 2020

Good news coronavirus list needs context

A viral list containing good news stories about Covid-19 is largely accurate, but needs some context.

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Good news coronavirus list needs context
26 March 2020

US scientists have not created a vaccine for the new coronavirus

Many scientists are working on a vaccine to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, but it will likely be 18 months before it is available for public use.

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US scientists have not created a vaccine for the new coronavirus
13 March 2020

These claims about the new coronavirus and 5G are unfounded

There is no evidence of a link between the new coronavirus and 5G.

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These claims about the new coronavirus and 5G are unfounded

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