Did Kamala Harris discourage COVID-19 vaccination during an event?
14 November 2021 | 4:23 pm
A video of Kamala Harris from July was altered in order to make her say that “virtually every person who is in the hospital sick with COVID-19 right now is unvaccinated.”Also on Truth or Fake: Misleading and xenophobic posts during Diwali festivities and a fake victim from the Travis Scott Astroworld concert.We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
14 Aug 2021
Germany's public health body, the Robert Koch Institute, found that vaccines have a high level of effectiveness against the virus. German politicians are debating the best way to ramp up vaccinations in the country.
12 Aug 2021
Libya opens its largest Covid-19 vaccination centre in the capital Tripoli, in an effort to speed up inoculations and catch up with the rising number of cases.
18 Aug 2021
Pope Francis urged people to get vaccinated for the good of all. New Zealand's latest outbreak grew to 10 cases linked to the delta variant. All the latest on COVID here.
28 Aug 2021
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23 Aug 2021
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25 Aug 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris says the US will find new ways to "raise the pressure on Beijing", accusing China of bullying in the hotly disputed Asian waters for the second time in two days. China claims almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea, through which trillions of dollars in shipping trade passes annually, with competing claims from four Southeast Asian states including Vietnam. Harris made the comments on a visit to Vietnam to stress US commitment to Asia, a trip critics have slammed as tone-deaf given the parallels with the superpower's evacuations from Saigon and Kabul.
26 Aug 2021
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25 Aug 2021
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26 Sep 2021
Cuban authorities launch a national campaign to vaccinate children aged two to 18 against Covid-19. With the Delta variant spreading across the island of 11.2 million, the country's health care system has been pushed to the brink, and the government says it will only gradually re-open schools for in-person instruction in October after the vaccination campaign among children is completed.
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU's vaccination drive was done "the right way" and vowed to donate 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries.
17 Sep 2021
A free kebab for every newly vaccinated person. Berlin is trying to encourage people to get a Covid-19 jab as vaccination rates wane in the country.
25 Sep 2021
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