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Social media posts misrepresent Muslim woman's contribution to President Biden's inauguration ceremony
Multiple posts shared hundreds of time on Facebook and Twitter claim that an American Muslim woman, Dr. Debbie Almontaser, "made history" by reciting the Koran during the inauguration ceremony of US President Joe Biden. The claim was shared alongside a photo of Dr. Almontaser and a separate image of Biden at his swearing-in ceremony on January 20, 2021. In fact, Dr. Almontaser read Koran verses at a vitrual inaguration prayer service that Biden attended on January 21, 2021, not at his swearing-in ceremony.
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Social media posts falsely claim old video shows Covid-19 vaccine side effects
A video has been shared in multiple social media posts that claim it shows a girl suffering from severe side effects after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. The claim is false: the clip has circulated since at least 2015 in reports about a girl in Kazakhstan who was admitted to hospital after being vaccinated for measles.
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