Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Friday, Aug. 7,…
Thousands of bikers attended the opening day of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally, Aug. 7, 2020, in Sturgis, S.D. Among the crowds of people, a handful wore face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is "very rare."

Verdict: Misleading

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Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that Samsung is running a giveaway to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Verdict: False

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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