Daily Debunker: The New Coronavirus and Misinformation Videos

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Featured on Snopes today: Coronavirus misinformation, Sheila Jackson Lee, and a suitcase full of dead birds.

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The scene appears both frightening and recent. Doctors appear to be armed with firearms in the aftermath of the new coronavirus outbreak. Gunshots can be heard in the background purportedly to keep people from leaving quarantine. A woman is found dead on the ground after appearing to be shot for trying to break through a coronavirus blockade.

This is what these video clips appear to show.

But appearances can be deceiving, and social media has become a breeding ground for misinformation about the virus.

Dan Evon reports on the truth of each of these video clips.