She also said she would not attend the Met Gala because of the vaccination requirement.
Ethylene oxide is used to sterilize medical equipment, including swabs, globally. Any residue left is removed, making the swabs safe to use.
Sleep crust (also known as eye gunk or eye goop) is a mixture of mucus, exfoliated skin cells, oils, and tears. It has nothing to do with spiders.
The video is from 2015 when Prime Minister was attacked by a woman protesting against the European Central Bank.
Does the state of Hawaii say it has had 45,000 deaths caused by COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true. Neither the state of Hawaii nor a representative of the state made this claim. The claim was made in part by an attorney who is taking
Does a photo show hundreds of coffins delivered by FEMA stacked on a Georgia roadside because "something is brewing"? No, that's not true: The photo shows plastic burial vaults produced by a Covington, Georgia, manufacturer. The location
Masks and gloves used to contain COVID-19 are not considered infectious waste and can be disposed of as trash.
A Facebook post says the CEO of Pfizer, Albert Bourla, doesn’t think he needs to be vaccinated because “he’s healthy”. This isn’t true. In December, Mr Bourla gave an interview on CNBC where he said he didn’t want to
Was a trip to Israel by the CEO of Pfizer canceled "because he was not vaccinated"? No, that's not true: Albert Bourla canceled his trip because while he had had his first shot, he was still waiting for the second shot of the two-step Pf
Did the CDC's PCR test fail to distinguish flu from COVID and did it cause errors in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tallies by which the agency tracked the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infections? No, that's not true. The claim was ma
A TikTok video liked more than 936,000 times claims that COVID-19 vaccines have killed some 6,000 people in the United States. “The Vaccine Adverse Event Recording System shows that 5,946 people have died because of the vaccine,” the user s
Did Alberta, Canada resident Patrick King prove that COVID-19 is a hoax, causing an end to COVID restrictions in Alberta? No, that's not true: King's attempt to subpoena the province's chief medical officer for his COVID-19 ticket was den
Social media posts alleged the tests were revoked after receiving the “most serious type of recall.”
REVIEW COVID-19 PCR tests have been a critical tool for identifying infections and reducing the spread of the virus by supporting contact tracing efforts and quarantine of infected individuals. But this key role has also turned it into a hotbed of m
REVIEW On 18 July 2021, political commentator Tomi Lahren published this tweet claiming that vaccinated people can “get COVID-19 and have over 99% chance of survival”, just like unvaccinated people, suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines aren’t use
A meme shared on Facebook features actor John Krasinski in The Office with a whiteboard with edited text, which says: “3 countries refused the covid vaccine”, followed by: “Now all 3 of their presidents have died unexpectedly”.
WHO said that they do not know to what extent vaccination protects against the ability to be infected and urged everyone to wear a mask.
Is the first woman to medal in six straight Olympics ignored by the media and sponsors because she is outspokenly pro-Second Amendment? No, that's not true: Kim Rhode, a highly decorated Olympic double trap and skeet shooter, has had mult
Children and adolescents can contract severe cases of COVID-19, sometimes leading to death. Vaccination can protect them.
Did a homeowner paint his house red, white and blue because he was told he could not hang an American flag in his yard all year long? No, that's not true: The photo in a post making that claim is at least seven years old, and the owner of
Are doctors giving men estrogen patches to treat COVID-19 since women are better at fighting the virus? No, that's misleading. An article published by the New York Times with the online headline "Women are better at fighting COVID-19, so
Did Israel get rid of its version of a vaccine passport because not enough citizens want to get the vaccine? No, that's not true: Israel got rid of Green and Purple Badges program because the number of COVID-19 infections decreased in the
REVIEW As of 2 June 2021, more than 136 million people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S. In parallel, the country has seen a significant decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. As of late May 2021, the daily number
Do people not need a COVID-19 vaccine because the immune systems of 99% of people who came down with it fought it off without one? No, that's missing context: A 1% fatality rate is not low for an infectious disease, public health experts
Photographs of a field filled with dozens of disused electric cars are being shared on Facebook, alongside the claim that they were scrapped because their batteries were too expensive to replace, and too difficult to dispose of. This is not true. The
A video shared hundreds of times on Facebook in South Africa claims that people in India are throwing away religious status because the deities supposedly failed to protect them from the Covid-19 surge sweeping the country. But the claim is false:
An anti-electric car post shows the results of a failed business model rather than a failed technology.
Vows of matrimony just aren’t the same in a pandemic.
Next time a clerk looks down his nose at you, tell him about John Barrier and the Washington State bank.
A widely shared tweet in April 2021 grossly misrepresented the controversial news network's history in the United Kingdom.
Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005 to establish minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards following a recommendation from the 9/11 Commission.
We looked at the available information surrounding who made the initial 911 call on April 20, 2021.
You might have come across the viral social media claim recently that Disneyland in California has banned screaming on rides. This claim has been circulating everywhere, racking up thousands of views on both YouTube and Facebook. But have the days of s
Did Denmark's top health official faint from a COVID shot? There is no evidence backing this claim that the vaccine is what caused her to faint. On April 14, 2021, Tanja Erichsen, the head of the drug monitoring unit of the Danish Medicin
Was Daunte Wright pulled over by police because he had an air freshener hanging from his mirror? No, that's not true: Police have said that they stopped Wright because of expired tags, and that it was when officers approached the vehicle
Was an arrest warrant for Daunte Wright issued because a notice related to his aggravated robbery case had been sent to the wrong address? No, that's not true: Court files show a notice related to the robbery case was marked "return to se
REVIEW The claim that vaccines contain toxic ingredients and make people sick is recurrent among groups opposing vaccination. An iteration of this claim in a Facebook post from chiropractor Patrick Flynn went viral on Facebook in early April 2021, i
Homer truly does have a union job, but does he really understand what that means?
New data suggests suicides fell in 2020, but overdoses and other “deaths of despair” are up during the pandemic.
Democrats criticized state legislatures for developing new laws that they said disenfranchised voters of color.