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The Infodemic: Wearing a Face Mask Doesn't Cause Bacterial Pneumonia

FILE - A Medical University of South Carolina worker adjusts her mask in Charleston, S.C., March 13, 2020.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: Mask wearing causes bacterial pneumonia.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: USA Today

Social Media Disinfo


Circulating on social media: An image purportedly showing a large crowd protesting against COVID-19 restrictions in Romania.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact