Ana Farfan reacts to getting an influenza vaccine shot at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020…
FILE - A women reacts to getting an influenza vaccine shot at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas, Jan. 23, 2020.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: The influenza vaccine Fluzone is more deadly than Covid-19.

Vedict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that there is a double standard in the response to H1N1 vs. COVID-19.

Verdict: Partly False

Read the full story at: USA Today

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

COVID research updates: Tests reveal silent reinfections in hospital workers
Nature wades through the literature on the new coronavirus — and summarizes key papers as they appear.
-- Nature, September 28

A layperson’s guide to how — and when — a Covid-19 vaccine could be authorized
This story is based on interviews as well as on documents the drug makers have released detailing their clinical trial plans.
-- Stat, September 28