Vaccines

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

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?
3 August 2021

Australian government hasn’t admitted vaccines are a dangerous poison

Medicines are generally referred to as poisons in Western Australian legislation.

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Australian government hasn’t admitted vaccines are a dangerous poison
2 August 2021

Costa sign demanding vaccine proof to sit in wasn’t taken in UK

In Ireland, indoor hospitality is only available to those who can prove they have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from Covid in the last six months.

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Costa sign demanding vaccine proof to sit in wasn’t taken in UK
30 July 2021

Macron didn’t say he would no longer sacrifice his life for people who refuse Covid-19 vaccines

A speech criticising people who do not get vaccinated has been widely misattributed to French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Macron didn’t say he would no longer sacrifice his life for people who refuse Covid-19 vaccines
30 July 2021

Comparisons between deaths reported after swine flu and Covid-19 vaccines are misleading

Deaths reported after a Covid-19 vaccine aren’t necessarily caused by the vaccine itself.

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Comparisons between deaths reported after swine flu and Covid-19 vaccines are misleading
30 July 2021

Israel’s travel policy doesn’t view vaccinated passengers as higher risk

Suggestions that Israel postponing the lifting of travel restrictions on vaccinated tourists indicates they are high risk ignores the fact that unvaccinated travellers are restricted too.

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Israel’s travel policy doesn’t view vaccinated passengers as higher risk

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