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Attorney Ben Crump, representing the family of Daunte Wright, holds up images depicting X26P Taser and a Glock 17 handgun during a news conference at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

How often do police confuse firearms for stun guns?

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Factually: US Fact-checkers pause to explain J&J

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, file photo, empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Demand for coronavirus vaccines among early priority groups in Nevada has been high, but officials worry that they may encounter resistance among people to get the shots as more become eligible. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Answers to common questions and concerns about coronavirus vaccines

DMX performs at Revolution Live on April 10, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (mpi04/MediaPunch /IPX)

Fact-checking unproven claims that DMX suffered a heart attack after getting a COVID-19 vaccine

The new HBO documentary series “Q: Into the Storm” by filmmaker Cullen Hoback attempts to shed light on the origins of the QAnon movement. (Courtesy: HBO)

What the HBO QAnon documentary series revealed about the identity of ‘Q’

A person receives his shot of vaccine against Covid-19 as the vaccination campaign continues on Easter Day in Rome, Sunday, April 4, 2021. Italy has entered a three-day strict nationwide lockdown to prevent new surges of the coronavirus. Police set up road checks to ensure people were staying close to home and extra patrols were ordered up to break up large gatherings in squares and parks, which over Easter weekend are usually packed with picnic-goers. (Mauro Scrobogna/LaPresse via AP)

Fears about vaccines accounted for half of fact checks submitted to the Alliance database in March