Is it true? Get the facts on COVID-19 vaccines

Find accurate, evidence-based answers to questions or misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.


The importance of credible information

We encourage you to rely on reputable sources of information to help you make informed choices and stay up to date on the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines.

The information below can help you make informed decisions – and get information from a trusted source. Our medical advisors provide these answers. 

Answers to common questions on COVID-19 vaccines is available in 63 languages.

Is it true? Can a COVID-19 vaccine cause you to become magnetic?

No. Receiving a COVID-19 vaccine will not make you magnetic. COVID-19 vaccines do not contain ingredients that can produce an electromagnetic field at the site of your injection. All COVID-19 vaccines are free from metals.

Learn more about the ingredients in the COVID-19 vaccinations the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved for use in Australia.

Last updated: 
17 December 2021

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