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Gone viral: Three social media myths about covid-19 explained 01/06/2021

Published January 7, 2021

With so much information — and misinformation — about COVID-19 circulating on social media, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction.

The COVID-19 pandemic came too quickly for researchers to know back in March the answers to some questions, like how the virus affects certain age groups. But in 2020, several questions were answered about possible immunity after recovery, reliability of tests and how the virus affects people — at least in the short term.

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