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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/29/2020

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 Sean Hannity: The Trump administration has had “zero unfulfilled equipment and supply requests from state governors.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, the Trump administration hasn’t fulfilled every state request for coronavirus supplies

Claim by Hashem Al-Ghaili: New oral spray “deactivates 98% of the coronavirus” in the mouth

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

A trypsin-based oral spray reportedly deactivates SARS-CoV-2 in a liquid suspension but has not yet been tested in the mouth

Claim by Joe Biden: No U.S. presidents elected before Donald Trump were racist.

PolitiFact rating: False

The long history of racism in the US presidency

Claim by COVID-19 No Vaccine Needed, There Is Already A Cure

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: There Is NOT Already A Cure For COVID-19

Claim by A section of the $11 Billion Dollar Wall blew over during Hurricane Hanna

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: $11 Billion Dollar Border Wall Did NOT Blow Down In Hurricane Hanna

(International: Philippines) Claim: Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs) are equal to actual ownership.

Vera Files rating: False

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience

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