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Fact-checked: No, the COVID-19 vaccines do not make the disease worse _

A recent article on a British website has claimed that taking the COVID-19 vaccine will exacerbate the disease’s effects through a phenomenon called ‘antibody dependent enhancement’, or ADE. This process is real and taken into account during clinical trials. There has been no evidence that ADE is a side effect of any of the COVID-19 vaccines. Fullfact has fact-checked the claim.