Women wear face masks amid the new coronavirus pandemic as they wait for a quick test at a COVID-19 testing site set up on a…
FILE - Women wear face masks as they wait at a COVID-19 testing site in the Estrutural neighborhood of Brasilia, Brazil, May 26, 2020.

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

 

Daily Debunk

Claim: Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is "very rare."

Verdict: Misleading

Read the full story at: Health Feedback

 

Social Media Disinfo

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows a phony coronavirus cure that a British man tried to smuggle into the United States.

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows a phony coronavirus cure that a British man tried to smuggle into the United States.

"Coronavirus cures: debunked," Full Fact, July 6​

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Data show panic and disorganization dominate the study of Covid-19 drugs
[A] new STAT analysis shows the effort has been marked by disorder and disorganization, with huge financial resources wasted.
-- Stat, July 7

Special Section