We Fact-Checked 5 Common Bogus Claims About Vaccines and COVID-19
From the moment COVID-19 entered our consciousness, the virus has spread an epidemic of rumour and conspiracy theory. An overwhelming abundance of information – not all of it accurate – is constantly emerging, which sometimes makes it challenging to unearth the truth.
Some people diligently seek advice from reliable sources. Others, sometimes unwittingly, share unsafe half-truths with their loved ones on WhatsApp.
Claims have ranged from the downright absurd, such as the baseless “plandemic” conspiracy theory, to others that could be perceived as potentially containing a grain of...