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Voice of America – English: The Infodemic: COVID-19 Isn’t ‘Normal Flu Virus’

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Daily Debunk


Claim: “We do not have a medical pandemic or epidemic,” COVID-19 is a “normal flu virus” and other false or misleading claims relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

Verdict: False and misleading

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Social Media Disinfo


Circulating on social media: An image suggesting that scientists’ failure to make an effective vaccine for the common cold or flu means the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be believed.

Verdict: Misleading

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