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 by Greg Abbott (R): Says that shutdowns are “ineffective” and that we now know that COVID-19 is not commonly spread “by someone going to work.”
Politifact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: COVID-19 vaccines will cause more severe disease through antibody-dependent enhancement
Health Feedback rating: Unsupported
No evidence that COVID-19 vaccines cause more severe disease; antibody-dependent enhancement has not been observed in clinical trials
|Claim by Multiple sources: Video shows armed robbery in US
AFP Fact Check rating: False
This video has circulated in news reports about an incident in Brazil
|Claim by Johns Hopkins University Student: Is it true the lethality of COVID-19 is being overblown by government mortality data, and was a Johns Hopkins University student paper censored when it posted a story about that claim?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: COVID-19 Deaths NOT Overblown; Johns Hopkins Student Paper NOT Censored
|Claim by Viral Image: Dominion Voting Systems’ slogan is “changing how people vote” and its logo is a red ballot going into a box with a blue ballot coming out.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show The Logo And Slogan Of Dominion Voting Systems?
|(International: India) Claim: Indian Railway planning to reduce the overtime and travel allowance of 13 lakh employees by 50 percent.
Newsmobile rating: Fake
Fact Check: Is Railways planning to deduct overtime, travel allowances of 13 Lakh employees? Here’s the truth
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