The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
|Claim by Joe Biden: “We had over 44, if I’m not mistaken, people from the CDC in China. … The president brought home the vast majority of them and I think left only four in place.”
FactCheck.org rating: Exaggerates
|Claim by Natural News: Did Bill Gates admit that 700,000 people will be harmed or killed by his coronavirus vaccines?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim by Nancy Pelosi: Says President Donald Trump is “morbidly obese.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim by the Science Times: “New Evidence Shows Wearing Face Mask Can Help Coronavirus Enter the Brain and Pose More Health Risk, Warn Expert”
Health Feedback rating: Unsupported
|Claim by Donald Trump: Joe Biden’s tax plan would result in “doubling and tripling your taxes.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|(International: Canada) Claim: Not wearing a mask in Canada during COVID-19 will lead to a $3,000 fine or jail time
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political