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The World Health Organization changed its stance on masks

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 30, 2020   5 min
The World Health Organization changed its stance on masks

WebMD reported on June 6th 2020 that the World Health Organization (WHO) changed its stance on wearing face masks.

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The claim that children cannot catch or transmit the COVID-19 virus is inaccurate

by COVID-19 Facts - June 18, 2020   2 min
The claim that children cannot catch or transmit the COVID-19 virus is inaccurate

Switzerland's head of infectious diseases, Dr. Daniel Koch, stated that healthy children up to 10 years of age would not be at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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No, smokers are no less likely to get COVID-19

by Maxime Dubé - June 17, 2020   3 min
No, smokers are no less likely to get COVID-19

Not enough evidence to say that smoking tobacco decreases the risk of COVID-19

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Not enough data to know whether the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through a building’s ventilation system

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 16, 2020   7 min
Not enough data to know whether the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through a building’s ventilation system

A team of researchers based out of the University of Alberta claim the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through building ventilation systems. 

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Chinese donation to Burundi: medical equipment, not vaccines against COVID-19

by Cédric Ayisa - June 15, 2020   1 min
Chinese donation to Burundi: medical equipment, not vaccines against COVID-19

A Facebook publication, dated 10 April 2020, states that the vaccines will first be tested in Burundi and then in other African countries. 

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Cats can get COVID-19 and become ill

by Maxime Dubé - June 18, 2020   3 min
Cats can get COVID-19 and become ill

An article published on 28 May 2020 on the Slate.fr website, states that cats can contract COVID-19 and infect other cats [...]

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Did Italians take to the streets to ask for Allah's help against COVID-19?

by Maxime Dubé - June 18, 2020   3 min
Did Italians take to the streets to ask for Allah's help against COVID-19?

In April 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, a video circulated on social networks that claimed Italians had asked for Allah's help.

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Pandemics do not occur every 100 years

by COVID-19 Facts - June 16, 2020   1 min
Pandemics do not occur every 100 years

An infographic shared hundreds of times on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube states that the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 follows a specific pattern.

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COVID-19: a sexually transmitted infection?

by Cédric Ayisa - June 15, 2020   4 min
COVID-19: a sexually transmitted infection?

The University of Utah website states that evidence shows that COVID-19 is not sexually transmitted. 

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Drinking alcohol does not kill the COVID-19 virus

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 15, 2020   3 min
Drinking alcohol does not kill the COVID-19 virus

In April 2020, a Kenyan governor claimed that alcohol plays a major role in killing the coronavirus because it is a “throat sanitizer”. This is inaccurate.

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The World Health Organization changed its stance on masks

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 30, 2020   5 min
The World Health Organization changed its stance on masks

WebMD reported on June 6th 2020 that the World Health Organization (WHO) changed its stance on wearing face masks.

Continue Reading
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Cats can get COVID-19 and become ill

by Maxime Dubé - June 18, 2020   3 min
Cats can get COVID-19 and become ill

An article published on 28 May 2020 on the Slate.fr website, states that cats can contract COVID-19 and infect other cats [...]

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The claim that children cannot catch or transmit the COVID-19 virus is inaccurate

by - June 18, 2020   2 min
The claim that children cannot catch or transmit the COVID-19 virus is inaccurate

Switzerland's head of infectious diseases, Dr. Daniel Koch, stated that healthy children up to 10 years of age would not be at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Did Italians take to the streets to ask for Allah's help against COVID-19?

by Maxime Dubé - June 18, 2020   3 min
Did Italians take to the streets to ask for Allah's help against COVID-19?

In April 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, a video circulated on social networks that claimed Italians had asked for Allah's help.

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No, smokers are no less likely to get COVID-19

by Maxime Dubé - June 17, 2020   3 min
No, smokers are no less likely to get COVID-19

Not enough evidence to say that smoking tobacco decreases the risk of COVID-19

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Pandemics do not occur every 100 years

by - June 16, 2020   1 min
Pandemics do not occur every 100 years

An infographic shared hundreds of times on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube states that the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 follows a specific pattern.

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Not enough data to know whether the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through a building’s ventilation system

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 16, 2020   7 min
Not enough data to know whether the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through a building’s ventilation system

A team of researchers based out of the University of Alberta claim the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through building ventilation systems. 

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COVID-19: a sexually transmitted infection?

by Cédric Ayisa - June 15, 2020   4 min
COVID-19: a sexually transmitted infection?

The University of Utah website states that evidence shows that COVID-19 is not sexually transmitted. 

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Chinese donation to Burundi: medical equipment, not vaccines against COVID-19

by Cédric Ayisa - June 15, 2020   1 min
Chinese donation to Burundi: medical equipment, not vaccines against COVID-19

A Facebook publication, dated 10 April 2020, states that the vaccines will first be tested in Burundi and then in other African countries. 

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Drinking alcohol does not kill the COVID-19 virus

by Grailing Anthonisen - June 15, 2020   3 min
Drinking alcohol does not kill the COVID-19 virus

In April 2020, a Kenyan governor claimed that alcohol plays a major role in killing the coronavirus because it is a “throat sanitizer”. This is inaccurate.

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