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The Infodemic: COVID Vaccines Aren't Widely Available on 'Dark Web'


FILE - Tiffany Husak, left, a nursing student at the Community College of Allegheny County, receives her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, during a vaccination clinic in Pittsburgh, Jan. 28, 2021.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: COVID-19 vaccines are for sale on the dark web.

Verdict: Mostly False

Read the full story at: Snopes

Social Media Disinfo

A man wearing a protective face covering to combat the coronavirus walks past sales boards in the windows of a shop in London on November 10, 2020.

Circulating on social media: Post stating that COVID-19 deaths in the United Kingdom have risen while cases have dropped and suggesting that vaccinations could be to blame for this pattern.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

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