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Debunking Coronavirus Trutherism -

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"A disturbing rise of coronavirus “trutherism” in right-wing media (the Federalist, Rush Limbaugh, Brit Hume, Fox News,etc) spread conspiracy theories about COVID-19 deaths but the data show the pandemic is real. Spreading false information about the pandemic is dangerous, and merits rebuttal.. Coronavirus trutherism is different from debating policy: it simply rewrites facts in service of politicized conspiracy theories. The main truther theory is that COVID-19 deaths are fake news. Truthers believe that a high percentage of recorded coronavirus deaths are really due to other causes, which the media and health officials conceal to hurt President Trump or advance some hidden agenda."There are two major themes running through coronavirus trutherism: Both of these are false... read!"

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