Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other
|Claim via Social Media: Says Donald Trump’s reelection campaign emailed supporters to “donate to help him recover from” COVID-19.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Trump did not ask supporters for $421 million to help him recover from COVID-19
|Claim by the Washington Times: Did Joe Biden say he attended college at HBCU Delaware State University?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Joe Biden Did NOT Say He Attended College At HBCU Delaware State University
|Claim via Social Media: Says Donald Trump boarded Marine One “with a portable oxygen concentrator in his pocket with the nasal cannula going up his back, hidden in his hair and tucked under his mask.”
PolitiFact rating: False
Trump did not board Marine One with a portable oxygen concentrator
|Claim by Before It’s News and SHTFplan: “The Government has released their initial plans to force a vaccine on everyone”; “Three potential vaccines are currently in Stage 3 trials in the United States and could be ready in weeks”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate
COVID-19 vaccines are not expected to be available for the public before several months, contrary to viral claim on social media
|Claim by Don Moynihan: The White House blocked a plan that would have sent five reusable face masks to every household in early April.
Poynter rating: Legit
Fact-check: Did the White House block access to face masks in April 2020?
|(International: Swaziland) Claim: New law says businesses are reserved for Swaziland citizens
AFP Fact Check rating: False
The Eswatini government rejected claims of a new law prohibiting foreign-owned businesses
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