The Infodemic: Video Contains Misinformation About Vaccine Side Effects

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.Daily DebunkClaim: UK government figures show one in 35 recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine will suffer a serious adverse event or die.Verdict: FalseRead the full story at: Reuters Social Media DisinfoScreenshotCirculating on social media: Purported news graphic stating that the government of the Philippines is shutting down all transportation in and out of Manila for a month beginning March 15, 2021.Verdict: FakeRead the full story at: Agence France-Presse Factual Reads on CoronavirusThe curious case of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine
AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine is facing a crisis of confidence, with one European country after another, as if seized by a fit of panic, temporarily suspending its use over concerns about reports of blood clots in people who received it.
— Stat, March 15

March 17th, 2021 by
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