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The Infodemic: Did a Coronavirus Vaccine Cause Test Animals to Get COVID-19?


Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Daily Debunk

Claim: Coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford researchers caused animal test subjects to develop COVID-19.

Verdict: Inaccurate

Read the full story at: Health Feedback

Social Media Disinfo


Circulating on social media: The number of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has already surpassed U.S. deaths in the Vietnam War.

Verdict: Legit

Read the full story at: Poynter​

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China Vowed to Keep Wildlife Off the Menu, a Tough Promise to Keep
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-- New York Times, June 7