Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP…
FILE - Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C.

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

 

Daily Debunk

Claim: "The reelection campaign for U.S. President Donald Trump required attendees reserving tickets for a June 20, 2020, rally in Tulsa to agree they will not sue the campaign or event organizers should they be exposed to COVID-19 at the event."

Verdict: True

Read the full story at: Snopes

Social Media Disinfo

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Claim: Photos show the 1918 flu pandemic.

Verdict: Partly False

Read the full story at: Reuters

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

How ‘vaccine nationalism’ could block vulnerable populations’ access to COVID-19 vaccines
The most immediate effect of vaccine nationalism is that it further disadvantages countries with fewer resources and bargaining power.
-- The Conversation, June 17

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