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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/10/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

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LIE
Claim by Tucker Carlson: Ashli Babbitt was assassinated despite posing no threat on Jan. 6.

PolitiFact rating: False (The officer who shot Babbitt was cleared of wrongdoing in investigations by both the Justice Department and the Capitol Police.)

Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ film on Jan. 6 is full of falsehoods, conspiracy theories

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: claims Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the term “natural food” needs to be redefined.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Fabricated)

FACT CHECK: Did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Say These Quotes About Redefining ‘Natural Food’?

FALSE Claim via Viral Image: Bergen County in New Jersey gave more votes to the Democratic gubernatorial candidate after all the ballots were counted.

Politifact rating: False (The percentage of votes each gubernatorial candidate had changed even after it looked like 100% of the ballots were counted. But that figure only reflected ballots cast at the polls, not mail-in ballots, provisional ballots, or early voting ballots.)

No, Bergen County didn’t find more votes for Phil Murphy after all the ballots were counted

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by freeworldnews.tv: Medical Bombshell: Pfizer Vax Attacks Human Blood Creating Clots Under Microscope

Lead Stories rating: False (Crackpottery)

Fact Check: This Video By Dr. Richard Fleming Does NOT Prove Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Attacks Human Blood, Creating Clots’

Freeworldnews.tv rating

FALSE Claim by Aaron Rodgers: “This idea that it’s the pandemic of the unvaccinated, it’s just a total lie.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Scientific evidence and studies show that unvaccinated people are more than five times more likely than vaccinated people to catch COVID-19, and over 10 times more likely to be hospitalized or die from COVID-19.)

No lie: COVID-19 is largely spread by unvaccinated people.

FALSE (International: Australia): Data from Israel shows COVID-19 vaccines don’t reduce hospitalisations.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (The data shows that those who have been vaccinated are significantly less likely to be hospitalised after contracting COVID-19 than the unvaccinated.)

Suggestion vaccinated COVID-19 patients dominate Israel hospitals is ‘fake news’

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