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False claim circulates online that formaldehyde in vaccines can cause childhood leukemia
Multiple Facebook and Instagram posts shared hundreds of times claim that formaldehyde in vaccines is linked to leukemia among children. The claim is false; there is no known connection between formaldehyde in vaccines and childhood leukemia, experts say.

False claim circulates on Facebook about British grandmother who received UK’s first Covid-19 vaccine outside clinical trials
Photos of a 90-year-old British grandmother who became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine outside of a clinical trial have been shared repeatedly in multiple misleading Facebook posts in December 2020. The posts claim the woman in the photos was previously pictured receiving the Covid-19 vaccine in a CNN news report in October 2020, at least two months before the UK vaccination drive started. The claim is false; the CNN report was actually published on December 8, 2020, and the photos of the 90-year-old woman corresponds with multiple news reports published the same day.