Fact check: Four fakes about monkeypox
09 June 2022 | 10:52 am
Was the monkeypox outbreak caused by AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine? Or did the virus come from a laboratory? DW looks at some of the most blatant monkeypox conspiracy myths.
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