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Claim: Well over 100,000 people in the state of Wisconsin are now claiming state or federal unemployment benefits, compared to just over 40,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Video claiming the COVID-19 pandemic is staged.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
New Coronavirus Variants Are Urgently Being Tracked Around the World
Genomic sequencing efforts are limited in developing countries, but scientists are mobilizing to help.
-- Scientific American, June 21