Reviews of articles by: Anonymous

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Internet memes based on hearsay claim that hospital laboratories falsify COVID-19 tests to inflate numbers without evidence

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Hospital laboratories falsify positive COVID-19 results

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 04 Jul 2020

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Brussels halted 5G rollout in 2019 to study its radiation emissions, not because any negative health effects had been demonstrated

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“Brussels is halting their 5G plans due to the negative health effects”; “Evidence ... overwhelmingly suggest[s] that, yes, 5G does pose a major threat.”

SOURCE: Anonymous, worldhealth.net

Published: 11 Jun 2020

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Article inaccurately claims that coronavirus vaccine by Oxford researchers caused animal test subjects to develop COVID-19

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"Bill Gates’ shoddily-hastened vaccine has been determined to make all animal test subjects get COVID-19 when exposed to the virus"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Montana Daily Gazette

Published: 08 Jun 2020

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Facebook posts spread unsupported anonymous claim that face mask use caused a lung infection in a healthy teenager

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Wearing a face mask caused a 19-year-old grocery store worker to be hospitalized for a lung infection, due to breathing in her own carbon dioxide and bacteria.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 01 Jun 2020

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Hand-held UV lights sold online to kill microbes are effective only in specific conditions and can be unsafe when used improperly

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UV-C lamps “kill 99.99% of all bacteria, viruses, and mold” on “any surface you want to disinfect” ... “in ten seconds”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Super Charged UV-c

Published: 28 May 2020

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Claim that hydroxychloroquine-azithromycin improves COVID-19 recovery is unsupported at this stage

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By administering hydroxychloroquine combined with azithromycin, they were able to observe an improvement in all cases, except in one patient

SOURCE: Anonymous, Tech Startups

Published: 01 May 2020

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Evidence points to coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 being of natural origin, no evidence it could have been intentionally propagated

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The coronavirus has been 'released' by China

SOURCE: Anonymous, MyNaCl.blogspot.in

Published: 05 Apr 2020

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No, marijuana and ginger have not been shown to cure COVID-19

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Boil weed and ginger for Covid-19 victims, the virus will vanish

SOURCE: Anonymous, Nsemwoha.com

Published: 31 Mar 2020

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Claim that burning sage purifies the air based on study that burned entirely different plants

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Research shows burning Sage cleans bacteria in the air

SOURCE: Anonymous, MyHighPlains, Spirit Science

Published: 14 Mar 2020

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Cancer is composed of mutated body cells, not Candida fungi

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Cancer is Candida/Fungus and can be cured

SOURCE: Anonymous, Healing Oracle

Published: 25 Feb 2020

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