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Claim: In 2020, two school boys in China died suddenly after wearing face masks during physical exercise.
Verdict: Mostly True
Read the full story at: Snopes
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that people are at risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease through using face masks.
Read the full story at: Reuters
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Could My Symptoms Be Covid-19?
These days, every cough, sneeze or headache makes you wonder: Could it be Covid-19?
-- New York Times, August 5