WATCH — Why there are no microchips in the COVID-19 vaccine

Published 2021-10-04 03:00

And we debunk other common myths


Have you seen the TikTok where someone turns into a zombie after getting a COVID-19 vaccine?

That’s pretty funny — and obviously fake.

But other videos can be pretty convincing, even though they aren’t actually real.

Like the ones where people scan their arms for a microchip after getting the vaccine and the scanner goes berserk.

There’s a lot of misinformation online about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are some myths you may have heard:

Thankfully, you can find truthful information online easily as well. You just need to know where to look.

Watch this video where Isabelle MacNeil debunks those myths and explains where she found the right information:

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About the Contributor

Isabelle MacNeil
Isabelle MacNeil
CBC Kids News Contributor
Isabelle MacNeil is a Grade 12 student from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She started working with KN in 2018. Isabelle loves reporting, hopes to inspire others as a positive role model and believes that giving kids a voice is more important than ever.

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