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Claim: Coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford researchers caused animal test subjects to develop COVID-19.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: The number of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has already surpassed U.S. deaths in the Vietnam War.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
China Vowed to Keep Wildlife Off the Menu, a Tough Promise to Keep
The government has moved slowly to permanently stop the sale and consumption of wild animals in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, raising fears the practice may continue.
-- New York Times, June 7