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Claim: There is no scientific basis behind the use of face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the full story at: Reuters
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Thai-language claims that non-medical masks are ineffective in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
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How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines
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