A girl gets a Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Romania has started the…
A girl gets a Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Bucharest, Romania, June 2, 2021

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Daily Debunk

Claim: Research by the British medical journal The Lancet shows that COVID-19 vaccines offer little to no protection.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Social Media Disinfo

Circulating on social media: Claim that former President Donald Trump “owns half of Moderna.”.

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Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

A scientist adventurer and China’s ‘Bat Woman’ are under scrutiny as coronavirus lab-leak theory gets another look
The silencing of scientists, the blanket denials, the careful guarding of raw data and biological samples — these elements have been emblematic of the approach by Chinese authorities at every stage of the coronavirus outbreak. And they continue to obstruct the world’s ability to get answers.
-- Washington Post, June 3