The organization denies rumors that vaccines for COVID-19 can alter human DNA or affect reproductive function.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has denied rumours of a link between coronavirus vaccination and infertility. Kate O’Brien, Director of WHO’s Department of Immunization and Vaccines, made the announcement. The statement was posted on Sunday, February 7, on the organization’s official Twitter account.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has denied rumors of a link between coronavirus vaccination and infertility. This statement was made by the Director of the WHO Department of Immunization and Vaccines Keith O’Brien.
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The statement was posted on Sunday, February 7, on the organization’s official Twitter account.
“The vaccines we vaccinate cannot cause infertility. This is a rumor that has gone around about different vaccines. There is no truth to the rumors,” she said, noting that “there is no vaccine that causes infertility.”
O’Brien also denied rumors that vaccines against COVID-19 can alter human DNA, and the chemicals they contain can be harmful to health.
“The vaccines we have are safe,” O’Brien said.
O’Brien added that most vaccines are designed to deliver the protein or a small portion of the microbe they are intended to target.