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Claim: Leaving the middle seat empty on a plane prevents the spread of COVID-19.
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"ANALYSIS: ‘Close to a million’ smokers quit under South Africa’s Covid-19 rules? Limits to lockdown research," Africa Check, July 10.
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
How Coronavirus Cases Have Risen Since States Reopened
The current surge in coronavirus cases in the United States is being driven by states that were among the first to reopen their economies, decisions that epidemiologists warned could lead to a wave of infections.
-- New York Times, July 9