Source: [Michigan Health]
Heard a claim about the vaccines? Check here before sharing or acting on the information.
Maybe you saw it on social media. Heard it from a friend or relative. Got it in an email. Or have just been wondering silently to yourself.
No matter where you heard that claim about the COVID-19 vaccines, it might be making you wary of getting vaccinated when it’s your turn.
Or maybe you’re pretty sure the scary claim is false, but you need a plain-English explanation of why.
You’ve come to the right place. The Michigan Health Lab collected some of the most widespread rumors, claims, myths and worries about the COVID-19 vaccines, and checked them out with help from Michigan Medicine experts. We also link to websites where you can learn more.
If lies and myths about the vaccines spread so much that many people decide not to get vaccinated, more people could die and the pandemic will last longer. It’s important to check out claims that you hear, with reputable sources of information, and share good information with others. It will take all of us to fight back against deadly misinformation.
Heard something that’s not listed here? Email us at Ask-MichMed@med.umich.edu and we’ll look into it.