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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/28/2021

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

FALSE Claim via Social Media: The FDA advisory board said unvaccinated people are more educated than most people who have gotten the COVID-19 vaccines.

Politifact rating: False (they did not say that)

No, the FDA didn’t say unvaccinated people know more about the COVID-19 shots than the vaccinated

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by The Gateway Pundit: Covid-19 vaccines kill more people than they save.

AFP Fact Check rating: False (The Gateway Pundit is a fake news website.)

False testimony at FDA meeting claims Covid-19 shots are dangerous

The Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE Claim by viral image: Telegram announced that Apple plans to remove its app from users’ iPhones

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Telegram Announce Apple Will Remove Its App From Phones?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: Claims Eric Trump has said he will bring forward classified information on Telegram that will lead to Joe Biden being deposed.

Check Your Fact rating: False (He made no such claim)

FACT CHECK: Did Eric Trump Announce He Would Reveal Classified Information That Would Remove Joe Biden From Office?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: An air quality test under a mask proves it is not healthy to wear one.

Lead Stories rating: False (Dubious testing method)

Fact Check: Video Does NOT Prove Face Masks Are Unhealthy — Air Monitor Malfunction or Misuse Caused That Scary Alarm

FALSE (International: India): The New York Times calls PM Modi as the ‘Last, Best Hope Of Earth’.

FACTLY rating: False (Photoshopped)

The New York Times did not call Narendra Modi the ‘Last, Best Hope of Earth’

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

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