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Claim: Research by the British medical journal The Lancet shows that COVID-19 vaccines offer little to no protection.
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Circulating on social media: Claim that former President Donald Trump “owns half of Moderna.”.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
A scientist adventurer and China’s ‘Bat Woman’ are under scrutiny as coronavirus lab-leak theory gets another look
The silencing of scientists, the blanket denials, the careful guarding of raw data and biological samples — these elements have been emblematic of the approach by Chinese authorities at every stage of the coronavirus outbreak. And they continue to obstruct the world’s ability to get answers.
-- Washington Post, June 3