There is no real scientific evidence to lend credence to the claim that fetal cell DNA in vaccines — if it is there in significant quantities — is enough to cause problems.
Anti-vaccine people and organizations have spread the lie that fetal DNA is somehow in vaccines, and that it cause harm… Or that it’s immoral to use those vaccines. Not so.
BBC Population Reporter Stephanie Hegarty traveled to Italy to talk to different people about the anti-vaccine sentiments that have come to a head there in the last few years.
In real life and on the internet, it seems that the goal of anti-vaccine misinformation is more about discord than convincing people one way or the other.