Migrant workers and their family members lineup outsdie the Anand Vihar bus terminal to leave for their villages during a…
FILE - Migrant workers and their families line up in a New Delhi bus terminal to leave for their villages during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, March 28, 2020.

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Daily Debunk

 

"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

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Circulating on social media: Claim that the U.S. CDC encourages the use of a “[COVID-19] flu shot” on children.

Verdict: Inaccurate

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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