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Covid-19 did not spare US Amish communities
Facebook posts claim Amish religious communities have not been affected by the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. But the administrator of a Pennsylvania medical center that mainly treats Amish patients said they have experienced higher than average Covid-19 infection rates, US health authorities documented cases in an Amish community in Ohio, and there are first-hand accounts of the disease spreading in the Christian Anabaptist group.
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No evidence face mask use causes lung cancer
Social media posts and online articles claim face masks, recommended to help curb the spread of Covid-19, cause lung cancer. But medical experts say there is no scientific evidence proving a direct link between long-term mask use and cancer.
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Video Makes Bogus Claims About ‘War Crimes’ and COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
A video falsely claims that people receiving authorized COVID-19 vaccines are taking part in a deadly clinical trial and that those administering the doses are war criminals under the Nuremberg Code. That’s bogus. People getting the vaccines, which have been shown to be safe and effective, consent to receive them and aren’t participating in research.
Read the full article: https://www.factcheck.org/2021/02/scicheck-video-makes-bogus-claims-about-war-crimes-and-covid-19-vaccine-safety/

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