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Claim: China delivered a COVID-19 vaccine to Africa.
Read the full story: "FALSE: COVID-19 vaccine from China has not arrived in Africa," PesaCheck, April 15
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that seven children in Senegal died after COVID-19 vaccines.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Criticized for Pandemic Response, Trump Tries Shifting Blame to the W.H.O.
The president said he would halt funding for the organization because it caused “so much death” in the way it “pushed Chinese misinformation,” though he himself effusively praised China’s handling of the virus.
-- New York Times, April 14