Nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot as the world's biggest study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National…
Nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot as the world's biggest study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway Monday, July 27, 2020, in Binghamton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Daily Debunk

 

"Misleading claims about COVID-19 vaccine spread by ‘Plandemic’ video," Agence France-Presse, August 20.

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that CDC added flu and pneumonia cases to its COVID-19 death count.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: USA Today

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China
They are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their effectiveness, some experts say.
-- Reuters, August 31