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The Infodemic: How deadly Is the Coronavirus in Germany?


An employee of a new Lufthansa corona quick test center takes a test of a passenger at the airport in Munich, Germany, Nov. 12, 2020.

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

Daily Debunk

Fact check: How deadly is the coronavirus in Germany?

Read the full story at: Deutsche Welle

Social Media Disinfo

Circulating on social media: Posts suggesting that it was "strange" that an image of a vial containing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, which accompanied a recent news report, had March 15, 2020, printed on its label. But the photo used is from an early experimental batch of the vaccine (as confirmed by an Oxford-AstraZeneca spokesperson).

Verdict: Misleading

Read the full story at: ABC Fact Check

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