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Fact Check: Circuit diagram of 5G microchip in COVID vaccine leaked?

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Quick Take

An online post puts up a circuit diagram claiming it to be that of a 5G microchip. The post further claims that the microchip will be put inside the COVID vaccines. We found that the claim is completely False.

The Claim

An image of a circuit doing rounds on social media claims that it is the image of a 5G chip that is set to be put in a COVID vaccine.

Fact Check

Is this a valid circuit diagram for 5G microchip?

No. This is a circuit diagram electric guitar pedal. Musicians and guitar enthusiasts have identified it as soon as the fake claim came into circulation.

Mario Fusco, a senior software engineer at Redhat, spotted the misinformation at first and put it up on twitter. Soon, Guitar World, a site for guitar enthusiasts debunked the claim.

Will COVID-19 vaccine have a microchip inside it?

No. This is a conspiracy theory floated around by anti-vaxxers (people who oppose vaccines) from the start of the invention of the COVID vaccine. It has been debunked multiple times by Govt. and Health Departments of many countries . You can check it here and here.

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Disclaimer: Medical Science is an ever evolving field. We strive to keep this page updated. In case you notice any discrepancy in the content, please inform us at [email protected]. You can further read our Correction Policy here. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website or it's social media channels. Read our Full Disclaimer Here for further information.

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Disclaimer: Medical Science is an ever evolving field. We strive to keep this page updated. In case you notice any discrepancy in the content, please inform us at [email protected]. You can futher read our Correction Policy here. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website or it's social media channels. Read our Full Disclaimer Here for further information.