The Infodemic: Kenyan President’s COVID-19 Statements Don’t Add Up

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.Daily Debunk”Covid-19 and the economy: Kenya president’s maths doesn’t add up,” Africa Check, October 1.​Social Media DisinfoRapplerCirculating on social media: Infographic claiming that the correct way to wear a mask is with the white side facing outwards if you are healthy, and with the blue side facing outwards if you are sick.Verdict: FalseRead the full story at: Rappler Factual Reads on CoronavirusWatch: Understanding dexamethasone, the steroid used to treat Trump’s Covid-19
It is inexpensive and widely prescribed. But side effects of dexamethasone can be quite serious.
— Stat, October 12Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe Them
From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic
— Scientific American, October 12



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