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Claim: COVID-19 diagnostic tests are sterilized with a substance called ethylene oxide (EtO), which has been linked to cancer.
Read the full story at: Snopes
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Circulating on social media: Claim that Pfizer has announced an “upgrade” to its Covid-19 vaccine that includes a “Microsoft chip for reduced symptoms.”
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse