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Trump’s claim that he imposed the first ‘China ban’

Nearly 40 countries imposed travel restrictions on travel from China by the time the United States's restrictions were in place — but few were world economic powers.

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Did Trump offer experts to China to help with the coronavirus?

Former vice president Biden claims Trump made "no effort" to get CDC staff into China to understand the coronavirus. But that's not correct.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s marathon news conference

The president was more somber but he still played fast and loose with the facts.

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New Trump video offers more spin than ‘hope’

A Trump campaign video takes many quotes out of context to suggest bipartisan celebration of the president's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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What went wrong with coronavirus testing in the U.S.

Missteps in rolling out the coronavirus testing infrastructure went unaddressed by leaders at the highest level of government, leaving the country blind to the virus's spread.

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Those covid-19 death figures are incomplete

Statistical models used to estimate flu deaths indicate that many more people are dying because of covid-19 than the official numbers show.

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Trump’s faux facts on Fox News

Trump was all over Fox News, but he often got his facts about the coronavirus pandemic wrong. Here's a guide to his spin.

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What to know about the Defense Production Act

Confused by the rhetoric on the 1950 law that officials are urging President Trump to use? Here's an explanation.

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The Biden campaign’s false claim a top CDC official was ‘silenced’

A viral campaign video says Nancy Messonnier of the CDC was "silenced" for her blunt warning about the coronavirus. But what's the evidence?

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Fauci is wrong: Italy did close its border to China

In an NBC interview, Anthony S. Fauci of NIH falsely claimed Italy had an "open border" with China.

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