The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 29, 2020.
The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 29, 2020.

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Daily Debunk

"Fact-check: Does a New Study Give Evidence that the Coronavirus Was Made In a Lab?", Newsweek, September 15.​

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that the U.S. government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the common cold can cause a positive COVID-19 test result.

Verdict: False

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Factual Reads on Coronavirus

New report says Covid-19 pandemic has caused historic setbacks in global health
A new report paints a bleak picture of the far-ranging impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
-- Stat, September 14