Myth vs. Fact: Does it have a chip in it?

MYTH: We don’t know what’s in these vaccines FACT: All three U.S. vaccine makers have published the ingredient lists for their vaccines, available on their websites. The CDC’s website also tells you what’s in the COVID-19 vaccines. The star ingredient is the COVID-19 mRNA (in Modern and Pfizer) or DNA (in Johnson & Johnson) for theContinue reading “Myth vs. Fact: Does it have a chip in it?”

Myth vs. Fact: Do vaccines change my DNA?

MYTH: The COVID-19 vaccine enters your cells and changes your DNA. FACT: The COVID-19 vaccines are designed to help your body’s immune system fight the coronavirus. The messenger RNA from two of the first types of COVID-19 vaccines does enter cells, but not the nucleus of the cells where DNA resides. The mRNA does its job toContinue reading “Myth vs. Fact: Do vaccines change my DNA?”

Myth vs. Fact: Was the vaccine rushed?

MYTH: Researchers rushed the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, so its effectiveness and safety cannot be trusted. FACT: Studies found that the two initial vaccines are both about 95% effective — and reported no serious or life-threatening side effects. There are many reasons why the COVID-19 vaccines could be developed so quickly. Here are just aContinue reading “Myth vs. Fact: Was the vaccine rushed?”

Myth vs. Fact: What if I’ve had COVID?

MYTH: If I’ve already had COVID-19, I don’t need a vaccine. FACT: Evidence continues to indicate that getting a COVID-19 vaccine is the best protection against getting COVID-19, whether you have already had COVID-19 or not. A study published in August 2021 indicates that if you had COVID-19 before and are not vaccinated, your risk of getting reinfectedContinue reading “Myth vs. Fact: What if I’ve had COVID?”

Myth Vs. Fact: Do the Vaccines Affect Women’s Fertility?

MYTH: The COVID-19 vaccine can affect women’s fertility. FACT: The COVID-19 vaccine will not affect fertility. The truth is that the COVID-19 vaccine encourages the body to create copies of the spike protein found on the coronavirus’s surface. This “teaches” the body’s immune system to fight the virus that has that specific spike protein on it.Continue reading “Myth Vs. Fact: Do the Vaccines Affect Women’s Fertility?”