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Claim: Every person who has received a COVID-19 vaccine has unwittingly become part of an ongoing clinical trial.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: An image purportedly showing a front page of the British newspaper The Times with the headline: “Doctors and experts advise against taking experimental jab.”
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Five-Day Course of Oral Antiviral Appears to Stop SARS-CoV-2 in Its Tracks
A single pill of the investigational drug molnupiravir taken twice a day for 5 days eliminated SARS-CoV-2 from the nasopharynx of 49 participants.
-- Medscape, March 8