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Claim: The novel coronavirus was intentionally engineered by the U.S. government in research overseen by Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Read the full story at: USA Today
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Claim: COVID-19 became a leading cause of death globally by the end of May 2020.
Verdict: Mostly Accurate
Read the full story at: Health Feedback