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Claim: COVID-19 is a hoax, it cannot cause pneumonia and the vaccine will contain a microchip.
Read the full story at: Reuters
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Circulating on social media: Claim that South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced the country had procured enough doses of China-made Covid-19 vaccines to vaccinate 45 million people.
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse