Michael J Imperiale

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan

Expertise: DNA tumor viruses, Cancer



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Claim that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines contain DNA contaminants based on study of vials of “unknown provenance”; no evidence COVID-19 mRNA vaccines can alter DNA in people

DNA in COVID mRNA shots “may have the ability to alter the human genome”; “SV40 has been linked to cancer in humans”; “Regulatory Agencies Knew There Was a Contamination Problem”

SOURCE: Kevin McKernan, Sucharit Bhakdi, The Epoch Times

Published: 23 Jun 2023


No, an “FDA study” did not find that vaccines contain cancer-causing viruses

The FDA study looked at vaccines that are made from living cells [...] oftentimes contaminated with hidden viral fragments which have the potential to cause cancer.

SOURCE: Aaron Kesel, Activist Post, Principia Scientific

Published: 31 Jan 2020


Claim that virus contaminating polio vaccine between 1955 and 1963 is cancer-causing not supported by science

CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Received Polio Vaccine In An 8-Year Span When It Was Contaminated With Cancer Virus

SOURCE: Dave Mihalovic, Waking Times

Published: 25 Jul 2019