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Claim: The World Health Organization changed COVID-19 testing guidelines; one PCR test is not enough to diagnose COVID-19.
Read the full story at: USA Today
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Video asking "25 questions about the pandemic."
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Is It Safe to Delay a Second COVID Vaccine Dose?
Some evidence indicates that short waits are safe, but there is a chance that partial immunization could help risky new coronavirus variants to develop.
-- Scientific American, February 10
Covid-19 cases are falling in the U.S. It could be a calm before a variant-driven storm
Experts fear the decline might just be temporary.
-- Stat, February 10