FILE -    A 3-D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of a displayed YouTube logo in this illustration taken Oct. 25, 2017.
FILE - A 3-D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of a displayed YouTube logo in this illustration taken Oct. 25, 2017.

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Daily Debunk

"Popular YouTube interview on COVID-19 full of false, misleading claims," South Asia Check, September 5.

 

Social Media Disinfo

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Circulating on social media: Claim that countries were purchasing Covid-19 test kits in 2018.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

 

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

Coronavirus: How It Infects Us and How We Might Stop It
How does SARS-CoV-2 sneak into our body? What can our immune system do and how can the virus sometimes defeat it? How do the leading drug and vaccine candidates work? Will the virus plague us forever?
-- Scientific American, September 9