Prince William urges Brits to ignore ‘rumours and misinformation’ about Covid vaccines

PRINCE William has warned of rumours and misinformation about Covid-19 vaccinations on social media.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spoke on a video call to clinically vulnerable women who are shielding.

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Prince William and Kate said they ‘wholeheartedly support having vaccinations’

William told Shivali Modha, who has type 2 diabetes: “Catherine and I are not medical experts by any means but we can wholeheartedly support having vaccinations.

“We’ve spoken to a lot of people about it and the uptake has been amazing so far.

“We’ve got to keep it going so the younger generations also feel that it’s really important for them to have it.”

He added: “Social media is awash with misinformation so we have to be a bit careful who we believe.”

Mum-of-two Shivali, 39, of Barnet, North London, said she was worried after reading things on social media.

The Cambridges spoke to clinically vulnerable women about the importance of getting a Covid jab
They chatted to Shivali Modha, who has type 2 diabetes
William warned that social media is awash with ‘misinformation and rumours’

Kate said: “I hope it comes as a huge relief in the end.

“I know there’s maybe the anxiety and the worry leading up to it, but I hope for all of you it will add a bit of normality back to your lives.”

The exchange came 24 hours after the Queen said her jab “didn’t hurt at all”.

It comes after the Queen said the jab ‘didn’t hurt at all’

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