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Claim: A study showed that asymptomatic transmission of Covid-19 “didn’t occur at all.”
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that the nurse who fainted after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is dead.
Read the full story at: Reuters
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Scientists are monitoring a coronavirus mutation that could affect the strength of vaccines
As scientists try to track the spread of a new, more infectious coronavirus variant around the world — finding more cases in the United States and elsewhere this week — they are also keeping an eye on a different mutation with potentially greater implications for how well Covid-19 vaccines work.
— Stat, January 7
Voice of America – English
1. Russia from Michael_Novakhov (114 sites)