Poll: 44% of Republicans Think Bill Gates is Plotting to Use Future COVID-19 Vaccine to Implant Microchips in Billions of People
According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, 44 percent of Republicans believe a conspiracy theory that says Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is secretly planning to use a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign to implant microchips in billions of people in order to track them.
Only 26 percent of Republicans said the conspiracy theory is false.
Fifty percent of Fox News watchers think the conspiracy theory is true, while the other 50% is divided between “not sure” and “false.”
Nineteen percent of Democrats said they believe the insane conspiracy theory.
The fact-checking website Snopes debunked the conspiracy theory in April, and explained how it is tied to a warped interpretation of the Bible.
Conspiracy theorists misrepresent Bill Gates’ funding of vaccination and digital-identity research as evidence of a nefarious global surveillance plan foretold in the Book of Revelation.