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Health care workers were among the first to get COVID-19 shots across the nation as the biggest vaccination campaign in American history began.

USA TODAY

The claim: COVID-19 vaccine syringes with RFID chips will be used to track who received injections and the recipients’ locations

The federal government can track vaccine recipients with RFID technology, according to a Facebook claim by a conservative activist and blogger.

An edited version of an interview with Jay Walker, then-CEO of ApiJect Systems America Inc., was posted Dec. 9 to the Facebook page of Elizabeth Johnston. She named the video “Vaccine in Development