FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration…
Results published July 20, 2020, in the British medical journal The Lancet report on a vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University.  

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Daily Debunk

Claim: The West loses the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Russia’s vaccine against COVID-19 is ready.​

Verdict: False

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau removes his face mask as he visits the Big Rig Brewery in Kanata, Ontario, Canada June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle/File Photo

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau removes his face mask as he visits the Big Rig Brewery in Kanata, Ontario, Canada June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle/File Photo

"US social media users still mischaracterize Canada’s COVID-19 aid," Agence France-Presse, July 29.

 


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