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Claim: Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is "very rare."
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that Samsung is running a giveaway to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
The ever-expanding list of COVID-19 symptoms
We last wrote about COVID-19 symptoms at the end of April. Since then, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added several new symptoms of possible infection: congestion, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.
-- MITMedical, August 11