Medical workers receive doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center…
FILE - Medical workers receive doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome Hospital in Tokyo, March 5, 2021.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: FDA confirms first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose is correlated with increased COVID-19 infections.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: USA Today

Social Media Disinfo

 

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Circulating on social media: Image claiming to show thousands of people at an anti-lockdown protest in London on April 24.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Decoded: How Do Vaccines Actually Work?
Vaccines are medicines that train the body to defend itself against future disease, and they have been saving human lives for hundreds of years.
-- Scientific American, April 29