People walk toward a police robot mounted with surveillance cameras patrol past a 5G network advertisement at a shopping district in Beijing, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes…
FILE - People walk toward a police robot mounted with surveillance cameras patrol past a 5G network advertisement at a shopping district in Beijing, May 15, 2019.

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

 

Daily Debunk

Claim: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) admit 5G can actually create coronavirus within human cells.​

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Lead Stories

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that a mobile testing truck for COVID-19 in the United States carries an image of Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god of the dead. ​

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

 


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