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Claim: COVID-19 vaccines add code to recipient’s DNA.
Read the full story at: Reuters
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that a Sri Lankan opposition leader said the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is not effective in protecting people from Covid-19.
Verdict: Out of Context
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Countless Homebound Patients Still Wait for Covid Vaccine Despite Seniors’ Priority
Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sending doctors and nurses to apartment buildings and private homes to vaccinate homebound seniors.
-- Kaiser Health News, February 22