Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2022/02/10 | Argentina

FALSE: A Bayer pharmaceutical executive admitted that messenger RNA vaccines are cell and gene therapies.

Explanation: Oelrich did not say that mRNA vaccines against the COVID-19 are a gene or cell therapy. What he did point out is that mRNA-based vaccines are an example of technological innovation, just as the gene and cell therapy proposed by Bayer are an example of technological innovation.

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