FILE - A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, Oct. 30, 2020.
FILE - A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, Oct. 30, 2020.

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: The Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is made using DNA from pigs, monkeys and "all kinds of other animals."

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Newsweek

 

Social Media Disinfo

Circulating on social media: Claim that South Korean frontline health workers are paid US $13.35 per day during the coronavirus pandemic.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: AFP Fact Check

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

EXPLAINER: Are new coronavirus strains cause for concern?​
-- The Associated Press, December 20