Relatives are seen during a mass burial of people who passed away due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Parque…
Relatives are seen during a mass burial of people who passed away due to the coronavirus disease, at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: No one has died from the coronavirus.

Verdict: Inaccurate

Read the full story at: Health Feedback

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Claim: The number of COVID-19 deaths worldwide is less than the number of children who go missing in the United States.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

 


Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Second Coronavirus Strain May Be More Infectious—but Some Scientists Are Skeptical
Researchers question whether a mutated viral strain that infected more cells in a lab dish is necessarily more transmissible among humans
-- Scientific American, July 16

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