COVID pandemic puts spotlight on unfounded claims | ABC News

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Misinformation has been an unwelcome element to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s prompted calls for stricter rules about what can be shared on Facebook, and what responsibility elected officials have to steer clear of unfounded claims.

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