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No, Michael J Fox isn’t dead

Calm down. Michael J Fox isn’t dead.

A rumour spread across social media that the star of sitcom “Family Ties” and the “Back to the Future” movie trilogy had carked it at the age of 57.

Yahoo News Twitter account posts untrue claim of Ebola outbreak in Atlanta, 145 people infected

No, it’s not true.

There isn’t an Ebola outbreak in Atlanta.

But if you were following the Twitter account of Yahoo News at 4:41 pm EST on Sunday, you might have thought it was true – for a while at least.