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The Infodemic: WHO Got Risk Sweden Assessment Right

Voice of America
11 Jul 2020, 00:35 GMT+10

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

Daily Debunk

Claim: The World Health Organization has wrongly assessed the current COVID-19 risk in Sweden.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Logically

Social Media Disinfo

Claim: Nasal swabs being used to test for COVID-19 draw samples from the blood-brain barrier, which if compromised can lead to brain inflammation and death.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

COVID Cuts A Lethal Path Through San Quentin's Death Row

In recent days, five death row inmates have died after contracting COVID-19.

-- Kaiser Health News, July 8

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