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 Joe Biden tours a Pfizer manufacturing site, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Portage, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden Tours Pfizer Vaccine Plant As Weather Delays 6M Shots
  • 19 February 2021
Disruptions caused by frigid temperatures, snow and ice left the White House and states scrambling...
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Facts and fake news
6 Important Truths About COVID-19 Vaccines
  • 18 February 2021
One of the biggest barriers standing in the way of ending the pandemic isn’t medical...
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Members of the National Guard help motorists check in at a federally-run COVID-19 vaccination site set up on the campus of California State University of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
FEMA Opens Mass Vaccine Sites As Bad Weather Hampers Efforts
  • 16 February 2021
FEMA opened its first COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in Los Angeles and Oakland as part...
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
RFK Jr. Kicked off Instagram for Vaccine Misinformation
  • 11 February 2021
Instagram has banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for repeatedly posting misinformation about vaccine safety and...
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Can You Buy COVID-19 Vaccines on the Dark Web?
  • 10 February 2021
You can certainly find people claiming to sell them.
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2020, file photo, Penny Cracas, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before administering it to emergency medical workers and healthcare personnel at the Chester County Government Services Center in West Chester, Pa. About 1 in 3 Americans say they definitely or probably won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
A Third of US Adults Skeptical of COVID Vaccines in AP-NORC Poll
  • 10 February 2021
The poll suggests that substantial skepticism persists more than a month and a half into...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, a vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 at a hospital in Sofia, Bulgarian. South Africa on Sunday Feb. 7, 2021, has suspended plans to inoculate its front-line health care workers with the AstraZeneca vaccine after a small clinical trial suggested that it isn't effective in preventing mild to moderate illness from the variant dominant in the country. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova, FILE)
UN: ‘Concerning News’ Vaccines May Not Work Against Variants
  • 8 February 2021
The head of the World Health Organization the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised...
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New Orleans to Shut Down Bars during Mardi Gras Weekend
  • 5 February 2021
That’s usually among the busiest times of the year, but Mayor LaToya Cantrell says it...
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Carmela Sileo, left, and Susan McEachern sit next to each other and talk in the dayroom Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Arbor Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center in Opelika, Ala. Coronavirus cases have dropped at U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care centers over the past few weeks, offering a glimmer of hope that studies and health officials link to various factors, including the start of vaccinations, the easing of a post-holiday virus surge and better prevention. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Coronavirus Cases Drop at US Homes for Elderly and Infirm
  • 5 February 2021
Coronavirus cases have dropped at U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, offering a...
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Lisa Meincke of Arlington Heights prepares herself to receive her first COVID-19 vaccination administered by National Guard personal Erika O'Meara of Scott Air Force base at Triton College, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in River Grove, Ill. This was opening day for the mass vaccinations sponsored by the Cook County Department of Public Health. (Mark Welsh/Daily Herald via AP)
Pentagon Deploys Troops to Fuel COVID-19 Vaccine Drive
  • 5 February 2021
President Joe Biden has called for setting up 100 mass vaccination centers around the country...
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This July 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a vial of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, Johnson & Johnson has asked U.S. regulators to clear the world’s first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, an easier-to-use option that could boost scarce supplies. (Johnson & Johnson via AP)
J&J Asks US Regulators to OK Its One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 5 February 2021
J&J’s vaccine was safe and offered strong protection against moderate to severe COVID-19, according to...
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The Lingering Effects of Vaccine Misinformation
  • 4 February 2021
Vaccine resistance could ultimately be the biggest hurdle to reaching herd immunity.
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