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Politicians Have Died of COVID-19

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A meme circulating on Facebook falsely claims, “Not one politician has died from the virus.” Actually, at least five current or former politicians across the country have died due to COVID-19.

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More than 189,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19, so far — including some national, state, and local politicians.

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