FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker uses a swab to test a man at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) drive-in testing location in…
FILE - A health care worker uses a swab to test a man at a coronavirus disease drive-in testing location in Houston, Texas, Aug. 18, 2020.

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Daily Debunk

Claim: No one has died at home from COVID-19.

Vedict: False

Read the full story at: FactCheck.org

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that health authorities advise that babies and very young children should not wear face masks.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

'Close to 100% accuracy': Helsinki airport uses sniffer dogs to detect Covid
Researchers running Helsinki pilot scheme say dogs can identify virus in seconds.
-- The Guardian, September 24