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Coronavirus

Since its outbreak in Wuhan, China, in December, the virus officially known as COVID-19 has spread rapidly — and so has misinformation.​ PolitiFact has fact-checked a lot of popular social media posts about the virus, including fake coronavirus curesfalse news reports and conspiracy theories about the spread. Have a question about COVID-19 that we haven’t answered yet? Send it to [email protected].

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