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The Infodemic: COVID Vaccine Doesn't Cause Brain Damage

An elderly visitor receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Cent Quatre cultural center in Paris, France, Feb. 1, 2021.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: COVID-19 vaccine causes brain damage, among other things.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: USA Today

Social Media Disinfo

Check Your Fact

Circulating on social media: Claim that the late Major League Baseball (MLB) legend Hank Aaron was killed by the COVID-19 vaccine.

Verdict: False

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Factual Reads on Coronavirus

How to redesign COVID vaccines so they protect against variants
Lineages that can evade immunity are spurring vaccine makers to explore ways to redesign their shots.
-- Nature, January 29