The Infodemic: South Africa Doesn’t Have Fifth Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate
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Claim: South Africa has the fifth-highest Covid-19 infection rate in the world.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Video purportedly showing Russian healthcare workers celebrating a new vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Source: Voice of America