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Voice of America – English: The Infodemic: South Africa Doesn’t Have Fifth Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: South Africa has the fifth-highest Covid-19 infection rate in the world.

Verdict: Incorrect

Read the full story at: Africa Check


Social Media Disinfo

Circulating on social media: Video purportedly showing Russian healthcare workers celebrating a new vaccine for the novel coronavirus.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse​

Voice of America – English