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The Infodemic: Trump Repeats Inaccurate COVID-19 Comparisons with Europe


U.S. President Donald Trump takes the stage with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos for a town hall event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept. 15, 2020.

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

Daily Debunk

"Trump Reprises Inaccurate COVID-19 Comparisons with Europe," FactCheck.org, September 16.

Social Media Disinfo

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask gets his temperature taken before receiving free food during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, April 27, 2020.

Circulating on social media: Claim that Thailand’s Ministry of Health has raised the country’s alert on the novel coronavirus to the “highest level."

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

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