No, obesity did not reduce the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials

The vaccines authorized in the U.S. had similar efficacy for people with and without obesity during clinical trials, although further studies are limited. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says obesity increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19, potentially tripling the risk of hospitalization due to a COVID-19 infection. Considering the increased risk … Read more

No, the COVID-19 vaccine does not contain a magnetic microchip

Viral videos claim to show a magnet sticks to skin near the COVID-19 vaccine administration site as proof a microchip was implanted. With more than 35% of the U.S. population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of May 14, new claims have been circulating across social media that the vaccine may contain metallic or traceable properties, … Read more

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