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The Infodemic: Aspirin Isn't a Cure for COVID-19

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Daily Debunk

Claim: Research in Italy finds COVID-19 is caused by bacteria and can be treated with aspirin.

Verdict: False

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Social Media Disinfo

Production of disposable medical masks. Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan, June 24, 2020.

"Are These Claims About the Effectiveness of Face Masks True?" Snopes, June 18.

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Swiss giant Novartis halts COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine study
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has decided to halt a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, citing problems in recruiting enough patients for the study of the controversial drug.
-- Medical Express, June 20

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