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Claim: The World Health Organization has wrongly assessed the current COVID-19 risk in Sweden.
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Claim: Nasal swabs being used to test for COVID-19 draw samples from the blood-brain barrier, which if compromised can lead to brain inflammation and death.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
COVID Cuts A Lethal Path Through San Quentin’s Death Row
In recent days, five death row inmates have died after contracting COVID-19.
-- Kaiser Health News, July 8