U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as he tours a Pfizer manufacturing plant producing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as he tours a Pfizer manufacturing plant producing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Feb. 19, 2021.

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Daily Debunk

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

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Social Media Disinfo

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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