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The Infodemic: US CDC Doesn't Mandate Two Masks


Congressman Jim Himes adjusts his two masks during a tour of a vaccination clinic, Feb. 10, 2021, at a high school in Bridgeport, Conn.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now “demands” that members of the public wear two masks.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: FactCheck.org

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: A meme claiming COVID-19 vaccines neither prevent death nor eliminate the need for restrictions to curb transmission.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Covid-19 cases are falling in the U.S. It could be a calm before a variant-driven storm
Experts fear the decline might just be temporary.
-- Stat, February 10

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