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The Infodemic: Fact-checking Elon Musk's COVID-19 Test Tweets

FILE - Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, California, March 14, 2019.

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

Daily Debunk

"Public health officials do a reality check on Elon Musk’s tweets about COVID-19 tests," GeekWire, June 29.​

Social Media Disinfo


"Fact check: Posts confuse COVID-19 viral test with COVID-19 antibody test," Reuters, July 1​.

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Coronavirus’ spread in GOP territory, explained in 6 charts
An Associated Press analysis of coronavirus case data shows the virus has moved — and is spreading quickly — into Republican areas, a new path with broad potential political ramifications.
-- Associated Press, July 1