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The Infodemic: Does Sunlight Kill the Coronavirus?

WHO infographic on sunlight and COVID-19
WHO infographic on sunlight and COVID-19

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Daily Debunk

Claim: Sunlight kills the new coronavirus.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: USA Today

Social Media Disinfo​

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Circulating on social media: Turning Point USA says Nevada's governor has banned the use of an anti-malaria drug that might help cure coronavirus.​

Verdict: Mostly False

Read the full story: "Conservative group's meme distorts Nevada’s chloroquine restrictions" -- PolitiFact​

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