Swedish study did not find that Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine permanently alters human DNA

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2022
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Social media users are falsely claiming that a Swedish study conducted by Lund University found that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines permanently alter human DNA.

The text in one post reads: “BOMBSHELL: Biological Study PROVES Pfizer mRNA Vaccine Permanently Alters Human DNA”.

The posts share articles such as ones archived (here) and (here) saying the study, which was published in the Current Issues in Molecular Biology, shows mRNA from the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can enter human liver cells and convert to DNA as quickly as six hours after receiving a dose.

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