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Daily Debunk

Claim: There is no scientific basis behind the use of face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Verdict: False

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.

Verdict: Misleading

Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse

Factual Reads on Coronavirus

How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines
The technology could revolutionize efforts to immunize against HIV, malaria, influenza and more.
— Nature, January 12