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Claim: There has been a 2000% increase in the number of miscarriages in the United Kingdom “due to” expectant mothers receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Verdict: Missing context
Read the full story at: Reuters
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Posts claiming that a Sri Lankan politician hosted a cricket match in June 2021 as the island nation was under COVID-19 lockdown.
Read the full story at: Agence France-Presse
Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Large gatherings and much more lenient restrictions have allowed the virus to spread at devastating levels.
— Scientific American, June 9