COVID-19 Vaccine

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a cornucopia of potential COVID-19 vaccine options — and an infodemic of misinformation. Snopes is here to keep the facts straight.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Biden Unveils $1.9T Plan to Stem COVID-19 and Steady Economy
  • 15 January 2021
“We not only have an economic imperative to act now — I believe we have...
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Did New York Throw Away COVID-19 Vaccines?
  • 14 January 2021
Many logistical challenges had to be addressed in the initial rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.
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Was ‘I Am Legend’ Set in 2021?
  • 12 January 2021
And was the "zombie outbreak" caused by a vaccine?
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Scam in New York City Urges Residents To ‘Pre-Register’ for COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 8 January 2021
Scammers are targeting New York residents with fake promises about early COVID-19 vaccine access.
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Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pfizer Study Suggests Vaccine Works Against Virus Variant
  • 8 January 2021
The COVID-19 variants, which were first found in Britain and South Africa, have been causing...
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Portuguese nurse dies two days after getting the Pfizer Covid vaccine
Did a Portuguese Nurse Die Two Days After COVID-19 Vaccination?
  • 6 January 2021
To find the truth we looked to the original source: Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manhã.
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Will Red or Blue Masks Be Required By ‘National Mask Code’?
  • 5 January 2021
A flyer went viral claiming unvaccinated people must wear red masks and face a range...
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Did a Bill Pass That Lets US Kids Get Vaccinated Without Parental Consent?
  • 4 January 2021
Some have advocated for young people to be able to get vaccinated without their parents'...
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Did Doctors Recommend Genital COVID-19 Vaccination Injections for Men?
  • 4 January 2021
Social media users shared a pair of bizarre claims about the supposedly unique effects of...
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Is This a ‘COVID 5G Chip Diagram’?
  • 4 January 2021
The idea that vaccinations will be used by the government to secretly implant tracking devices...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as nurse Jennifer Dumasi is injected with the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, during a visit to view the vaccination programme at the Chase Farm Hospital in north London, Monday Jan. 4, 2021, part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
UK First in World to Start Using Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine
  • 4 January 2021
The U.K. is in the midst of an acute outbreak, recording more than 50,000 new...
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Did Pilot ‘Draw’ Syringe in Sky to Celebrate COVID-19 Vaccine?
  • 2 January 2021
But the drawing wasn't exactly visible in the sky.
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