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Claim: Messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccines aren't real vaccines, vaccination will turn body into 'virus-making factory'.
Read the full story at: USA Today
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Circulating on social media: Claim that the director of a hospital in Manila endorsed using home remedies, including drinking vitamins, exposure to sunlight and consuming alkaline foods, to treat COVID-19.
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
A coronavirus epidemic may have hit East Asia about 25,000 years ago
Descendants of the outbreak may have inherited some DNA that affects their response to COVID-19.
-- ScienceNews, April 14