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The Infodemic: Vaccines Don't Alter Recipients' DNA

Nurses prepare a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to a health care worker at a coronavirus vaccine center in Poissy, France, Jan.8, 2021.

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Daily Debunk

Claim: Vaccines become part of recipients’ bodies, alter DNA, and haven’t been tested.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

Social Media Disinfo

Smallpox vaccine

Circulating on social media: Vaccination helped eradicate smallpox.

Verdict: True

Read the full story at: USA Today