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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
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.
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Why India’s Second COVID Surge Is So Much Worse Than the First
Large gatherings and much more lenient restrictions have allowed the virus to spread at devastating levels.
-- Scientific American, June 9