False: COVID-19 mRNA vaccines have transhumanism technology that can genetically modify us.

By: Pallavi Sethi
January 9 2023

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False: COVID-19 mRNA vaccines have transhumanism technology that can genetically modify us.


The Verdict False

The mRNA vaccine played a significant role in saving lives against COVID-19. It cannot alter our genome.

Claim ID 2c189382


A March 2022 Glenn Beck interview with Dr. Robert Malone is doing the rounds on Facebook. In the video, Malone, a prominent voice in the anti-vaxx movement, makes inaccurate statements about the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. Malone claims that according to the World Economic Forum, "RNA vaccines" are an entry point to transhumanism. Speaking to conservative commentator and radio host Glenn Beck, Malone explains that transhumanism is the technology that can biologically and mechanically modify humans for "improved longevity and performance." He implies that mRNA vaccines can genetically alter our genome to enhance productivity. Malone's claim lacks evidence and remains baseless. The mRNA vaccines played a significant role in saving lives against COVID-19. According to a Lancet study, the vaccines saved an estimated 19.8 million lives in one year. 

In Fact

There has also been plenty of misinformation about World Economic Forum's alleged agenda to microchip humans to control society. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a plan by the United Nations, aims to eradicate poverty, achieve gender equality, realize human rights, and strengthen the economic and social system. The agenda has no association with transhumanism. 

Vaccine deniers, such as Malone and Beck, have often questioned the safety of messenger RNA vaccines. The mRNA vaccines do not have transhumanism technology and by no means modify human genes. Although the mRNA vaccine differs from conventional vaccines, it is as effective. According to WHO, "vaccines train your immune system to create antibodies." Traditional vaccines contain a weakened version of a specific antigen, whereas mRNA contains a "blueprint for producing antigens rather than the antigen itself." Both vaccines trigger an immune response by producing antibodies to fight the pathogen. 

According to a Lancet study, conventional and mRNA vaccines led to a global reduction of 63 percent deaths during the first year of the vaccines. 


mRNA vaccines do not contain transhumanism technology. The vaccine cannot genetically modify humans and continues to prevent deaths from COVID-19. We have marked this claim as false. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19, including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organization or your national healthcare authority.

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