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2021/02/15 | Georgia

MISLEADING: There are cells of aborted fetus in the coronavirus vaccine

Explanation: Anti-COVID-19 vaccines do not contain embryo cells or parts of their DNA. However, several common vaccines are made by growing the necessary viruses in fetal embryo fibroblast cells. It is noteworthy that after the viruses are grown in the cells, the cells die, as new viruses pop the cells to escape.The said fibroblast cells come from two embryos aborted in the early 1960s. They were aborted legally and selectively. It is noteworthy that the same cells are grown in labs even today, as no additional cells have been harvested. They are used to create vaccines.

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