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Blow Drying Your Face, Drinking Bleach Among Coronavirus Myths Debunked By Snopes

Researchers at the myth-busting, fact-checking, rumor-squelching website Snopes.com are working overtime these days debunking tens of thousands of rumors about COVID-19 — so many that it has broken them down into 14 categories.

The categories include everything from origin myths — no, Bill Gates did not create the virus — to rumors of a cure. (No, blowdrying your face doesn’t work). Snopes Managing Editor Doreen Marchionni (@dmarchionni) joins host Robin Young to discuss it all.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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