Medical

They say that laughter is the best medicine, but often our best humor comes from medicine itself.

Did Arizona Report Worldwide Highest COVID Cases Per Day in January 2021? It’s not the first time the Grand Canyon State has been a leader in COVID-19...
    True
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Was 2020 a ‘Typical Year’ for US Deaths Despite COVID-19? Final mortality data for 2020 is not expected to be available for months.
    False
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Portuguese nurse dies two days after getting the Pfizer Covid vaccine
Did a Portuguese Nurse Die Two Days After COVID-19 Vaccination? To find the truth we looked to the original source: Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manhã.
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Did Doctors Recommend Genital COVID-19 Vaccination Injections for Men? Social media users shared a pair of bizarre claims about the supposedly unique effects of...
    False
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Was an Inflatable Costume Responsible for Spreading COVID at Hospital? Dozens of emergency room staff members tested positive over the holidays.
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Is 90% of Serotonin Found in the Gut? The chemical messenger is a hormone key in stabilizing mood, feelings, and happiness.
    Mostly True
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Did Scientists Conclude Asymptomatic COVID Patients Can’t Spread Virus? A website alleged a study found "asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 didn't occur at all."
    False
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Did the Nashville Bomber Die From COVID-19? It takes some conspiratorial thinking to get this sarcasm.
    False
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Can a Negative COVID Test Result ‘Clear’ People for Holiday Gatherings? During the holiday season, many rely on COVID-19 tests to see their families.
    Mostly False
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Did Dr. Rob Oswald Claim COVID-19 Was a Hoax? Purveyors of misinformation often falsely attach trusted names to fraudulent claims in order to make...
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Did a Woman Get Fired After Donating a Kidney on Her Boss’ Behalf? A lawsuit over the incident, which continues to provoke outrage on the internet to this...
    Mostly True
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Is the 1950s ‘Thalidomide Tragedy’ Indicative of COVID-19 Vaccine Risks? The therapeutic was commonly prescribed as a treatment for morning sickness in pregnant women, ultimately...
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