President Joe Biden speaks at Tidewater Community College, May 3, 2021, in Portsmouth, Virginia.
President Joe Biden speaks at Tidewater Community College, May 3, 2021, in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: “When I got elected, I said in the first 100 days we’d get 100 million people vaccinated. I was wrong; we got 230 million vaccinated.” President Joe Biden, May 3

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Associated Press

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will not authorize or approve any vaccine for COVID-19.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

US sees COVID-19 cases decline, travel increase
COVID-19 is on the retreat, as the United States reports a significant reduction in daily cases—a signal that the country's largest vaccination push in decades is beginning to beat back the virus.
-- CIDRAP, May 3