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Claim: “When I came into office, the prior administration had contracted for not nearly enough vaccine to cover adults in America.” U.S. President Joe Biden, March 2, 2021
Verdict: Mostly False
Read the full story at: PolitiFact
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Posts questioning why healthy people are wearing face masks.
Verdict: Missing Context
Read the full story at: Reuters
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
A pandemic expert weighs in on the long road ahead for Covid-19 vaccine distribution
Though nearly 300 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered around the globe so far, the world still has a long way to go before we can think about declaring the pandemic over.
-- Stat, March 8