The Infodemic: South Africa Doesn’t Have Fifth Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.
Daily Debunk
Claim: South Africa has the fifth-highest Covid-19 infection rate in the world.
Verdict: Incorrect
Read the full story at: Africa Check

Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Video purportedly showing Russian healthcare workers celebrating a new vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Verdict: False

Source: Voice of America

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