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"AFP photo of Indian migrant workers leaving Delhi falsely circulated as 'Myanmar people fleeing to Thailand after coronavirus outbreak'," Agence France-Presse, September 21.
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that the U.S. CDC encourages the use of a “[COVID-19] flu shot” on children.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
U.S. Public Now Divided Over Whether To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
Concerns about the safety and effectiveness of possible vaccine, pace of approval process
--Pew Research Center, September 17