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Claim: A vaccine “stored at -80 degrees isn’t a vaccine” and is instead a “living transfection agent” that will cause “genetic manipulation.”
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that the name of British research company Ipsos MORI is derived from the Latin “they die”, and that this is evidence of a depopulation agenda during the coronavirus pandemic.
Read the full story at: Reuters
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
How Iceland hammered COVID with science
The tiny island nation brought huge scientific heft to its attempts to contain and study the coronavirus. Here’s what it learnt.
-- Nature, November 25