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The Infodemic: No Evidence COVID Vaccines Cause Miscarriages


FILE - A migrant holds her baby as she receives a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Mavrovouni camp for refugees and migrants on the island of Lesbos, Greece, June 3, 2021.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: There has been a 2000% increase in the number of miscarriages in the United Kingdom “due to” expectant mothers receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

Verdict: Missing context

Read the full story at: Reuters

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Posts claiming that a Sri Lankan politician hosted a cricket match in June 2021 as the island nation was under COVID-19 lockdown.

Verdict: Misleading

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

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