A 5G logo is displayed on a screen outside the showroom at Huawei campus in Shenzhen city, China
A 5G logo is displayed on a screen outside the showroom at Huawei campus in Shenzhen city, China's Guangdong province.

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Daily Debunk

"Discredited scientific paper behind false claims on COVID-5G link," Agence France-Presse, August 7

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Video purporting to show a daughter of Vladimir Putin getting a Covid-19 vaccine shot.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: India.com


Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Winter is coming: Why America’s window of opportunity to beat back Covid-19 is closing
Unless Americans use the dwindling weeks between now and the onset of “indoor weather” to tamp down transmission in the country, this winter could be Dickensianly bleak, public health experts warn.
-- Stat, August 10