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Footage from Israeli coronavirus vaccination clinic circulates alongside false claim about a vaccine-related death
A video has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim that it shows a person who died “within 15 minutes” of receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. The claim, however, is false: the footage in fact shows a man who collapsed from an unrelated ailment at a vaccination clinic in Israel and was later released home, the administering healthcare organisation told AFP; an Israeli government report on Covid-19 vaccine safety also makes no mention of any vaccine-related deaths.
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Old photos of Trump recirculate online in false posts about 'Pyongyang summit'
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on YouTube and Facebook that claim it shows former US President Donald Trump meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a summit in Pyongyang on March 14, 2021. The claim is false: all the images featured in the video have circulated in unrelated news reports and social media posts. As of March 30, 2021, there were no credible reports Trump visited Pyongyang in 2021.
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This image shows two Kenyan actresses – not Tanzania’s new leader and her daughter
Facebook posts are being shared featuring an image of two women embracing -- one of them wearing a yellow dress and the other a black jumpsuit -- alongside a claim that the photo shows Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan and her daughter. The claim is false; the women in the picture are two Kenyan actresses who play a mother and daughter in a Swahili telenovela.
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Mass Covid-19 vaccination will not lead to ‘out of control’ variants
A scientist’s open letter to the World Health Organization claims that the large-scale Covid-19 vaccination drives currently underway around the world should cease before they produce the catastrophic appearance of more deadly variants of the coronavirus and increased risk for younger people. But medical experts say the claims are false and that vaccination is urgently needed to control virus mutation through widespread immunity.
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