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Five myths about vaccines – The Washington Post

No, vaccines are not cash cows for the pharmaceutical industry.   “Next to clean water, no single intervention has had so profound an effect on reducing mortality from childhood diseases as has the widespread introduction of vaccines,” says the National Academy of Sciences. Yet outbreaks of measles and mumps in recent years reflect a rise in public hesitancy and skepticism […]

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Misinformation about coronavirus: Six myths about symptoms and treatment of the deadly virus debunked | London Evening Standard

Fake news and misinformation about the origins of the coronavirus has spread across the globe. The illness has now killed 361 in China alone and and infected more than 19,000 globally, including two Source: Misinformation about coronavirus: Six myths about symptoms and treatment of the deadly virus debunked | London Evening Standard