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No. There is no vaccine microchip, and the vaccine will not track people or gather personal information into a database. Nor does the vaccine have the ability to control your mind.
This myth started after comments made by Bill Gates from The Gates Foundation about a digital certificate of vaccine records. The technology he was referencing is not a microchip, has not been implemented in any manner and is not tied to the development, testing or distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more.
No. Like most vaccinations, the vaccine is injected into your muscle. This is a “one way ride” and nothing is pulled back into the syringe. Needles used to administer vaccine are properly disposed of into a medical grade sharps container.
A COVID-19 vaccine will also not alter your DNA. Learn more.