PSA: Be safe, stay home, and stay informed. -Ed

We've already talked about weird and heartwarming things that have happened because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is also a much more sinister side to this pandemic (besides the everyone-getting-sick part, obviously) and that's the sheer amount of misinformation that's dominating the zeitgeist.

Today we'll be debunking some of the most-shared myths and conspiracies about COVID-19:

THE SIMPSONS DIDN'T PREDICT COVID-19. VIRUS aan CORONA The Simpsons scares me. This episode aired 27 years ago in 1993 #CoronaVirus While The Simpsons

HOLDING YOUR BREATH FOR TEN SECONDS WON'T HELP YOU DIAGNOSE COVID-19. Fox News host Geraldo Rivera spread this rumor by saying it's an easy way to sel

HAVING A RUNNY NOSE DOES NOT MEAN IT'S JUST A COMMON COLD. f IMPORTANT TANNOUNCEMENT.CORONAVIRUS 1. If you have a runny nose and sputum, you have a co

THE VIDEO OF A CHINESE WOMAN EATING A BAT IS FROM A THREE-YEAR-OLD ONLINE TRAVEL SHOW. The viral video has been used to blame the start of the epidemi

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THERE'S NO EVIDENCE THAT CORONAVIRUS TESTERS ARE GOING AROUND ROBBING HOMES. This hoax has spread from social media to local news outlets and police

THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT THE HEAT SUMMER WILL KILL COVID-19. Even President Trump has spread this claim in order to ease the public about corona's lo

THERE ISN'T A MIRACLE FOOD THAT WILL FIGHT OFF COVID-19. Eating healthy is never a bad thing, however, don't buy into social media posts claiming that

DON'T TRUST FAKE TEXT MESSAGES CLAIMING THAT TRUMP WILL INVOKE THE STAFFORD ACT AND INSTITUTE A TOTAL QUARANTINE. WhatsApp IAD Trump already invoked t

COVID-19 AND THE VACCINE FOR IT WERE NOT PATENTED IN 2015 It's new yet it was lab created and patented in 2015 f (in development since 03') The pate

A COVID-19 VACCINE ISN'T AROUND THE CORNER. Many people, including President Trump, are claiming that a corona vaccine is right around the corner. Unf

COVID-19 DIDN'T ORIGINATE FROM AN UMBRELLA-TYPE LAB. RLSW CHE ~10 m Wait, so there's a biological research lab with the exact same logo as the Umbrell

DEAN KOONTZ DIDN'T PREDICT COVID-19 IN 1981. DEAN biological weapon in a decade. They call the stuff new Wuhan-400' because it developed KOONTZ was at

UNFORTUNATELY, MOST OF THOSE CUTE STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS RETAKING THE EARTH AREN'T REAL. VENICE? VENICE? CHINA? Although it's true that pollution decre
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