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Claim: UK government data disproves the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that If you get the COVID-19 vaccine, you can't donate blood or plasma "because it's completely tainted."
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
The origin of COVID: Did people or nature open Pandora’s box at Wuhan?
Neither the natural emergence nor the lab escape hypothesis can yet be ruled out. There is still no direct evidence for either. So no definitive conclusion can be reached. That said, the available evidence leans more strongly in one direction than the other.
-- Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May 5