Did Rep. Lauren Boebert literally mean that banning pistol braces is causing "millions of boating accidents" when she posted a tweet critical of "Biden's ATF rule"? No, that's not true: The term "boating accident" is a well-known in-joke
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Full Fact→ Facebook post falsely denies planes caused Twin Towers to collapse
A Facebook post denies that planes caused the Twin Towers to collapse.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Menstrual Cycles ARE Natural, Are NOT Caused Because Body Is Removing Toxins
Are menstrual cycles not natural and are they caused because the body is removing toxins? No, that's not true: "It is completely natural and it is essential," a physician and scientist told Lead Stories about the menstrual cycle. The clai
Logically→ The experimental Spanish flu vaccine tested in 1918 caused the Spanish flu, not the virus.
PolitiFact→ Was Silicon Valley Bank demise caused by Trump easing regulation, 'woke' efforts, or something else?
Democrats blamed the demise of Silicon Valley Bank on banking regulation changes signed by former President Donald Trump. Republicans blamed the bank’s focus on "woke" investments. Here's what experts in finance and banking had to say about those exp
Logically→ The COVID-19 vaccine caused Tom Sizemore to suffer a ruptured cerebral aneurysm, leading to his death.
Logically→ mRNA vaccines have caused a sharp increase in the number of stillbirths recorded in Singapore.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Bombshell New Study’ Does NOT Prove That mRNA ‘Jabs’ Have Caused ‘Tens Of Millions Of Serious New Health Problems Worldwide’
Did a "bombshell new study" prove that mRNA "jabs" have "caused tens of millions of serious new health problems worldwide," including a condition known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? No, that's not true: The 2022 stu
Logically→ The video depicts a fracture in the earth’s crust caused by recent earthquakes in Turkey.
This old video shows the Loess Plateau in China's Pinglu County and is unrelated to the recent earthquake that hit Turkey in February 2023.
Logically→ The video shows a cat rescued from the rubble caused by the Turkey earthquake in February 2023.
A November 2022 video of people in Turkey flocking to rescue animals from a shelter where they were mistreated has been linked to the earthquakes.
Poynter→ Have vaccines caused ‘100% of COVID deaths in Canada?’ Not even close.
Canada’s government has not published data showing that all COVID-19 deaths in the country are caused by COVID-19 vaccines, despite claims spreading online. “100% of COVID deaths in Canada now […] The post Have vaccines caused ‘100% of
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Have COVID-19 vaccines caused all COVID-19 deaths in Canada? No
“100% of COVID deaths in Canada now due to mRNA vaccine.”
Logically→ Thailand will ban Pfizer after booster vaccination caused Princess Bajrakitiyabha to fall into a coma.
There is no evidence that the princess' condition was caused by any vaccination and Thai officials have stated there are no plans to ban Pfizer.
Poynter→ No, Damar Hamlin’s mid-game collapse was not caused by the COVID-19 vaccine
MediaWise teen fact-checker Saahil Mishra debunks the claim that athlete Damar Hamlin collapsed because of the COVID-19 vaccine - and gives you some tips on how to evaluate scientific claims you see online. The post No, Damar Hamlin’s mid-game collap
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Every Disease Is NOT Caused By Iron Deficiency
Is every disease caused by a lack of iron in the body? No, that's not true: There are many different types of disease, including infectious diseases (like hepatitis and COVID-19), non-communicable diseases (such as heart disease and strok
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Thailand Does NOT Plan To ‘Nullify’ Pfizer-BioNTech Contracts — NO Evidence COVID-19 Vaccination Caused Thai Princess’ Collapse
Did the government of Thailand announce plans to cancel COVID-19 vaccine contracts with Pfizer-BioNTech after a suspected connection between the Pfizer vaccine and Princess Bajrakitiyabha's December 2022 collapse was established? No, that
Logically→ These videos show the tsunami caused by the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on February 6.
No tsunami occurred in either region on February 6. Videos of tsunamis from Durban in 2017 and Japan in 2011 have been misattributed.
Logically→ Egg shortages are caused by Bill Gates’ investments into farm land and a company making artificial eggs.
The avian flu outbreak in birds and factors such as inflation and supply disruption caused the recent egg shortage.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Titanic sinking was an accident that caused over 1,500 deaths, not an inside job to kill three men
The sinking of the Titanic was orchestrated by the Rothschilds and J.P. Morgan to kill prominent businessmen who opposed the creation of the Federal Reserve.
Full Fact→ False claim persists that flu vaccine caused strep A in mice
It’s based on a misreading of a paper that found a different bacteria in the upper respiratory tract of vaccinated mice.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Polio Is NOT Caused By DDT, Vaccine IS Key To Eradication
Did the end of the use of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), not the polio vaccine, cause the sharp drop in polio cases? No, that's not true: Polio is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus -- not DDT. Thanks to the vaccine, c
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Illness Caused By ‘Extreme Dairy Consumption’ CANNOT Be Discerned By Looking At Iris
Can illness caused by milk be identified simply by looking at one's iris without medical equipment? No, that's not true: Iridology -- a theory that a person's iris can tell about their medical conditions -- has long been proven unfounded,
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence COVID Vaccine Caused Canadian Reporter To Stumble On Air
Did the COVID-19 vaccine cause Canadian reporter Jessica Robb to stumble on air? No, there's no evidence that's true: Robb, a CTV News journalist who appeared to suffer a medical emergency while reporting live on air, has said that what h
Full Fact→ Strep A deaths are not dangerous new strain caused by flu vaccines
A Facebook post makes false claims about strep A cases in the UK—the infection is not linked to the nasal flu vaccine, and current fatality rates are not unusual.
Health Feedback→ Study led by FDA researchers didn’t find that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine caused blood clots, contrary to viral claims on social media
REVIEW An article published by the Epoch Times on 17 December 2022 claimed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discovered the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is “linked to blood clots”. This claim is based on a study led by researc
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Influenza caused 9 million illnesses, 5,000 deaths last flu season, CDC says
There are a record high cases of flu in the U.S. this year, and “last year there were none.”
Logically→ Lockdowns have caused an increase in Strep A infections in children.
There is no conclusive data to show that lockdowns are responsible for increased Strep A infections in children.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Human error caused brief misreporting of Georgia U.S. Senate runoff results
Fluctuating Georgia U.S. Senate runoff vote count is evidence of election fraud.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Eyes Of Famous People NOT Caused By COVID Vaccine — Photos Were Taken Before Vaccine Was Available
Does a picture grid showing more than a dozen famous people, all of them with what seem to be black eyes, prove they got them from the COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: All the images shown in the social media post were taken before
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Global Warming Is NOT Caused By Solar System Having Two Suns
Is global warming caused by the solar system having two suns? No, that's not true: An astronomy expert and the National Weather Service told Lead Stories this claim is "completely false." The claim appeared in a video on Instagram on Nove
AllSides→ RSV Surge in Children Likely Caused by ‘Immunity Gap,’ Not COVID-19 Vaccine
FactCheck.org→ RSV Surge in Children Likely Caused by ‘Immunity Gap,’ Not COVID-19 Vaccine
SciCheck Digest Hospitals across the country are seeing a spike of respiratory syncytial virus infections among children. Experts say the spike is most likely caused by an immunity gap created by the lack of exposure to the virus over the past couple o
Logically→ Two large planes collided midair and caused a heavy explosion in Istanbul.
Images and videos of two planes crashing at an air show in Dallas have been falsely linked to the recent bomb blast in Istanbul.
Health Feedback→ COVID-19 and influenza are different diseases caused by different viruses
REVIEW Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, the unfounded narrative that COVID-19 is a hoax or that its severity was exaggerated has persisted on social media, as previous reviews by Health Feedback can attest to. One iteration
Full Fact→ Deaths due to SADS aren’t covering up ‘genocide’ caused by Covid-19 vaccines
There is no evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are causing people to die of SADS, or that deaths due to the Covid-19 vaccine are being misreported as SADS as part of a cover up.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Posts suggest without evidence that vaccine caused J.J. Watt’s AFib
The COVID-19 vaccine caused J.J. Watt’s atrial fibrillation.
Logically→ COVID-19 vaccinations have caused more than 70,000 deaths.
Logically→ Global warming is caused by circulation patterns which are created by solar activity and the phases of the moon; it has nothing to do with humanity.
There is overwhelming scientific evidence that global warming is primarily caused by human CO2 emissions and not by solar or lunar activity.
Health Feedback→ The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective; claim that they have caused an “international medical crisis” is baseless
REVIEW On 1 September 2022, a team of researchers at the MRC Center for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at the Imperial College London, published a study in The Lancet where they estimated that the COVID-19 vaccines prevented 19.8 million deaths
Health Feedback→ Cancer is caused by gene mutations, not the body’s acidity; eating alkaline foods can’t alter the body’s pH to prevent or treat cancer
REVIEW A Facebook video published in July 2022 claimed that the acidification of the body is the cause of cancer and suggested that consuming certain foods that reduce its acidity can prevent this condition. The Facebook post received more than two