A lab worker holds a vial of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate in an undated…
A lab worker holds a vial of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen coronavirus disease vaccine candidate in an undated photograph.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: Vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson has failed to update the public on why “volunteers” fell ill during the trials of its Covid-19 shot in 2020, an event that brought a temporary halt to clinical testing.

Verdict: Misleading

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Posts suggesting COVID-19 vaccines could stop someone being human.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Mental Health: A Study of Private Healthcare Claims
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on mental health, particularly on that of young people.
-- FAIR Health, March 2