Instagram post gets it wrong about Covid-19 vaccines and animal testing24 June 2021What was claimed Covid-19 has a survival rate of 99.998%. What was claimed Covid-19 vaccines were not tested on animals before they were approved. Our verdict All of the vaccines approved for use in the UK were tested on animals. 1 of 2 claimsAn Instagram post has made misleading claims about Covid-19 survival rates and vaccine safety testing. Covid-19 survival ratesAs we’ve covered many times before, the estimated Covid-19 survival rate has been estimated to be somewhere between 99-99.5%, though this has likely increased with the vaccine roll-out.