Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: The World Health Organization changed COVID-19 testing guidelines; one PCR test is not enough to diagnose COVID-19.Verdict: FalseRead the full story at: USA TodaySocial Media DisinfoScreenshot Circulating on social media: Video asking “25 questions about the pandemic.”Verdict: FalseRead the full story at: Reuters Factual Reads on CoronavirusIs It Safe to Delay a Second COVID Vaccine Dose?
Some evidence indicates that short waits are safe, but there is a chance that partial immunization could help risky new coronavirus variants to develop.
— Scientific American, February 10Covid-19 cases are falling in the U.S. It could be a calm before a variant-driven storm
Experts fear the decline might just be temporary.
— Stat, February 10