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COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked

Health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Black health care workers debunk common myths and misconceptions about the COVID vaccines explaining the vaccines CANNOT give you COVID and do not affect your DNA.
The vaccine is not a live virus. This is not something that’s going to give you COVID.
No, no what the vaccine is doing is just helping you make an antibody that will fight COVID.
There are no microchips. There’s no stealing of your DNA. None of that is happening.

This information is shared for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The views expressed are those of the featured medical professional and reflect information available to that professional at time of filming. Always consult a health care provider for any personal health decisions. Click here for vaccine FAQs from the CDC.

Stay up to date with your COVID vaccine, including boosters!

COVID vaccines are safe and effective for everyone ages 6 months and older.

Immunity wanes over time. Keep up your protection against COVID by getting boosted when eligible.

Updated (bivalent) boosters are now available for adults and children 6 months and older.