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Donald Trump held a rally in Wisconsin on Aug. 5. Posts on social media circulated a photo to claim that the recent Trump rally in Wisconsin attracted a “massive” crowd. But the photo was from a previous Trump rally and was shared by Eric Trump in 2020. ow.ly/vXYr50KgmOu
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The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines teach the immune system to recognize and fight the coronavirus, greatly reducing the likelihood of severe disease. There is no evidence the vaccines impair immunity, as some, including Tucker Carlson, have baselessly claimed. bit.ly/3Q1ZFKH
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Monkeypox is a viral disease that spreads through close physical contact and large respiratory droplets that don’t travel more than a few feet. A recent meme on social media gets the facts wrong about how the virus spreads, its severity and symptoms. ow.ly/XqNG30spuq1
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The US announced July 31 it killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. But social media posts make unfounded claims that he died in 2020 from asthma. The posts cite an unconfirmed story in a British tabloid, which later reported he was still alive. ow.ly/qR7L30sptVr
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Una afirmación falsa que se ha viralizado sugiere erróneamente que tres médicos canadienses fallecieron a causa de las vacunas contra el COVID-19. Pero cada uno de ellos murió a causa de enfermedades crónicas no relacionadas con las vacunas. bit.ly/3daIwA8
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It’s estimated that COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, but false claims continue to cast doubt on their safety and efficacy. One such claim that has spread around the world falsely suggests that three Canadian doctors died from the shots. bit.ly/3QmdTWM
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Sen. Chuck Schumer plans on Aug. 6 to hold the first vote on the Inflation Reduction Act. Most of the bill's spending would go toward combating climate change and investing in “energy security.” Here we review some of the climate provisions in the bill. ow.ly/81Rx30sppJW
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It’s estimated that COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, but false claims continue to cast doubt on their safety and efficacy. One such claim that has spread around the world falsely suggests that three Canadian doctors died from the shots. bit.ly/3QmdTWM
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