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A guide to commonly misunderstood vaccine terms, and how to talk about them

Chevron Gas prices over the $5 mark are displayed in Visalia, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

How high are today’s gas prices compared with recent history?

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to American and French reporters during a press conference at the InterContinental Le Grande Hotel in Paris, France on Friday, November 12, 2021. (Pool Photo. Sarahbeth Maney/The New York Times)

Misinformation is spreading online about a military media takeover

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Jen Psaki was incorrect when she said no economist thinks the Biden bill will boost inflation

Seen on the screen of a device in Sausalito, Calif., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces their new name, Meta, during a virtual event on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

No, Facebook and parent company Meta do not have a new rule that allows them to use people’s photos

Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla addresses the audience via video link during a conference on biotech at the Residence Palace in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Pfizer CEO’s wife did not die of COVID vaccine complications. She is ‘alive and well.’