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Claim: A scientific study "confirmed" that the Pfizer vaccine causes neurological damage.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that the Russian Embassy in Kenya put out a press release talking about three companies overpricing Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines in Kenya.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Vaccinations are plateauing. Don’t blame it on ‘resistance’
Instead of talking up hesitancy, it’s time to talk about what motivates people to get vaccinated and identify the ongoing barriers to vaccination.
-- Stat, April 27