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Claim: Former Vice President Joe Biden said that under the Trump administration, the CDC cut its staff in China to four people.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that COVID-19 quickly spread around the world as early as October 2019.
Verdict: Partially Correct
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Coronavirus vaccine trials have their first results — but their promise is still unclear
Scientists urge caution over hints of success emerging from small human and animal studies.
-- Nature, May 19