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Is it true? Do COVID-19 vaccines contain a microchip or any kind of tracking technology?

None of the COVID-19 vaccines in development contain software or microchips. They cannot be used to track people. Find out more below.

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Do COVID-19 vaccines contain a microchip or any kind of tracking technology?

None of the COVID-19 vaccines in development contain software or microchips.

They cannot be used to track people.

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines approved in Australia. Find out more about how they work, safety and side effects, and details about each vaccine.

With new COVID-19 vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine. That's why we're providing accurate, evidence-based answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines

Last updated: 
10 May 2022

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