FILE PHOTO: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Liverpool
FILE - A sign is seen at the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test centre at Stanley Park, near Anfield, on the first day of a newly imposed lockdown, in Liverpool, Britain, November 5, 2020.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: Liverpool is preparing to open military-manned "COVID isolation camps" to stop virus outbreaks.

Verdict: False

Read the full story atReuters

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: A photo of an article reporting that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “admits there is no Covid-19.”

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Health systems are using AI to predict severe Covid-19 cases. But limited data could produce unreliable results
[M]ost of the efforts are being developed in siloes and trained on limited datasets, raising crucial questions about their reliability.
-- Stat, November 18