FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin wears a protective suit as he visits a hospital for coronavirus patients in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, March 24, 2020.
FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin wears a protective suit as he visits a hospital for coronavirus patients in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, March 24, 2020.

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Daily Debunk

Throwing Darts to See What Sticks
A consistent principle of the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign is to keep its audience’s heads in a permanent state of spin.
-- EUvsDisinfo, June 25​

 

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Claim: Nobel laureate said he was asked to fabricate COVID-19 test results.​

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters


Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes
Evidence from tissue studies and some people with COVID-19 shows that the virus damages insulin-producing cells.
-- Nature, June 24

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