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.

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Did CDC Temporarily Halt US J&J Vaccine Distribution?
  • 13 April 2021
The vaccine was one of three deemed safe under an emergency-use authorization.
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 8, 2021 file photo, the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine sits on a table at a pop up vaccinations site the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
US Recommends ‘Pause’ for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine over Clot Reports
  • 13 April 2021
More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered in the U.S.,...
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Is COVID vaccine named luciferase
Is ‘Luciferase’ the Name for the COVID-19 Vaccine?
  • 12 April 2021
A meme shared widely in the spring of 2021 showed a lack of scientific understanding...
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We looked into whether Robert F. Kennedy Jr. won a Supreme Court case against mandatory vaccination.
Did RFK Jr. Win a Supreme Court Case Against Mandatory Vaccination?
  • 12 April 2021
Two false rumors combined do not make a truth.
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Did Pfizer Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Upgrade to Now Include Microsoft Chip
Did Pfizer Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Upgrade That Includes Microsoft Chip?
  • 11 April 2021
A routine review of content labeled satire.
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Did Prince Philip Get the COVID-19 Vaccine Before He Died?
  • 10 April 2021
The royal consort was 99 years old at the time of his death.
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Did 4 States Halt Administration of J&J Vaccine Due to Safety Concerns?
  • 13 April 2021
Adverse reactions in four states led to a temporary cessation of the administration of the...
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Did DMX Take COVID-19 Vaccine Days Before Heart Attack?
  • 9 April 2021
We wouldn't consider an unnamed source from a gossip site as a reliable source of...
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No, Pfizer’s CEO Did Not Refuse to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 7 April 2021
Conspiracy theorists and anti-vaccine social media users grossly misrepresented an interview given by Albert Bourla...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 22, 2021 file photo medical staff prepares an AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine during preparations at the vaccine center in Ebersberg near Munich, Germany. The European Union drug regulator said Wednesday April 7, that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder but declined to impose any new age restrictions, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks. Its U.K. counterpart, however, said it would offer people under 30 the choice of another product. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
EU Agency: Rare Clots Possibly Linked to AstraZeneca Shot
  • 7 April 2021
It said most of the cases reported have occurred in women under 60 within two...
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Is Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla the Son of Holocaust Survivors From Thessaloniki?
  • 6 April 2021
Thessaloniki, with a population of nearly 50,000 Jews, fell under German occupation in April 1941.
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President Joe Biden walks over to speak to members of the media after arriving on the Ellipse on the National Mall after spending the weekend at Camp David, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Official: Biden Moving Vaccine Eligibility Date to April 19
  • 6 April 2021
Biden is also expected to announce that 150 million doses have been put into people's...
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