A health worker injects China's Sinovac vaccine on a colleague during the first batch of vaccination at the Lung Center of the…
A health worker injects China's Sinovac vaccine on a colleague during the first batch of vaccination at the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon city, Philippines on Monday, March 1, 2021.

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Daily Debunk

Claim: A Filipino official advised giving China's Sinovac vaccine to poor people.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: A video purportedly showing a large crowd gathered in Madrid, Spain, to protest against COVID-19 restrictions.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Check Your Fact

 

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