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Claim: “Caught Red-Handed: CDC Changes Test Thresholds To Virtually Eliminate New COVID Cases Among Vaxx’d.”
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that Nobel Prize winning virologist Luc Montagnier said there is "no chance of survival" for recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine, which was shared over 1,000 times
Read the full story at: USA Today
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
As Covid dissipates in the U.S., cold and flu viruses may return with a vengeance
Some experts fear we’re in for a nasty cold-and-flu season or two, pointing to a combination of factors that could make for a rough re-entry to the mixed microbes world.
-- Stat, May 27
Good news: Mild COVID-19 induces lasting antibody protection
People who have had mild illness develop antibody-producing cells that can last lifetime.
-- Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, May 24