NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
October 1, 2021
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
Vaccinated people do not carry more coronavirus than the unvaccinated
CLAIM: People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 carry a "heavier viral load" if infected with the disease than those who are unvaccinated.
THE FACTS: Scientists have found that vaccinated people who get so-called breakthrough infections can carry about the same amount of coronavirus as thos...