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The CDC did not illegally change mortality count rules, inflate Covid-19 toll
Articles shared thousands of times on Facebook claim the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) increased the Covid-19 death toll by 1,600 percent because they illegally altered rules for reporting mortality data. This is false; the CDC’s chief of mortality statistics said the claim “doesn’t have any validity,” and public health attorneys said the agency’s actions did not violate the law.
Source: https://factcheck.afp.com/cdc-did-not-illegally-change-mortality-count-rules-inflate-covid-19-toll

This photo shows a Sri Lankan minister being vaccinated for Covid-19, not a Sri Lankan shaman
A photo has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim it shows a Sri Lankan ayurvedic practitioner being vaccinated for Covid-19 after he touted a false herbal cure for the disease. The claim is false: the image actually shows a senior Sri Lankan minister being vaccinated for Covid-19.
Source: https://factcheck.afp.com/photo-shows-sri-lankan-minister-being-vaccinated-covid-19-not-sri-lankan-shaman

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