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Claim: A testing method for COVID-19 was patented in 2015 and 2017.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Posts claiming that the COVID-19 vaccine is changing people into man-eaters.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
COVID-19 Scams: How They Work and How to Avoid Them
While some people are focused on COVID-19 and ways to get through the pandemic, scammers are looking for new ways to profit.
-- Trend Micro Check, December 30