Is this video correct in saying ivermectin is a successful treatment for COVID-19, and that is being covered up by the media and the FDA, CDC and WHO; and is natural immunity through infection better than a COVID-19 vaccine? No, none of t
The CDC research has several limitations and is only restricted to the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Does a 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for treatment of refugees "blow a hole" in the widely reported warnings against use of veterinary ivermectin to treat COVID-19? No, that's not true: The human formulat
The Daily Expose is known to spread COVID-19-related misinformation. This article has misrepresented the conclusions of all three studies cited.
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking outbreaks of acute flaccid myelitis — a serious condition mainly affecting children — since 2014. The CDC hasn’t seen a reason for concern this year, but Fac
Federal officials said two outbreaks of the bacterial infection had sickened at least 36 people across 17 states since May 2021.
SciCheck Digest A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention document reviews the challenges of using a “shielding” approach to protect high-risk people living in places such as refugee camps from COVID-19. But conservative commentator Candace Owen
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it in your email every Thursday. The void of uncertainty The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Lawmakers question why a study that was not peer-reviewed appeared to play a critical role in changing the CDC's guidance on whether vaccinated people should wear masks.
Expectant women run a higher risk of severe illness and pregnancy complications from the coronavirus, including perhaps miscarriages and stillbirths.
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
Right-wing provocateur and frequent source of misinformation Candace Owens claimed in a recent viral tweet that the CDC “actually put together a document to discuss putting high risk people into camps to ‘shield’ low risk people from
Did the CDC publish "Green Zone concentration camp protocol," preparing for mass imprisonment? No, that's not true: online radio host Stew Peters made the false claim about a set of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines th
Some social media users misconstrued a statistic to suggest that COVID-19 vaccinations didn’t work.
SciCheck Digest Social media posts are misinterpreting the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, which found 74% of people in a COVID-19 outbreak were vaccinated, to argue against immunization. But experts say the headline-gra
Social media posts also claimed the U.S. health agency announced that the vaccinated are “superspreaders.”
“CDC confesses: Vaccines are failing, and the vaxxed can be superspreaders.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until Oct. 3, ending some of the political pressure being placed on President Joe Biden.
Did the United States' public health agency say vaccinated people are "the super-spreaders" of COVID-19? No, that's not true: Although discoveries about the delta variant will continue to change knowledge about it as scientists learn from
Posts circulating on Facebook and Instagram claim the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will stop using its COVID-19 test because it cannot differentiate between the COVID virus and flu viruses. “CDC has just announced they will revoke t
CDC "will revoke the emergency use authorization" of the PCR COVID tests because those tests don't differentiate between COVID and flu viruses. "Translation: They've been adding flu cases to Covid cases when using that test.”
Citing new data on the delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that fully vaccinated people wear face masks indoors in some parts of the country. The July 27 updated guidance comes two months after the CDC said those w
An alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in America announcing that it will withdraw the request for emergency authorisation of a PCR test has been widely shared on social media in the UK, and claimed to be evidence that the t
Social media posts alleged the tests were revoked after receiving the “most serious type of recall.”
Even vaccinated individuals should be wearing masks in areas of high transmission rates.
In recent weeks, a growing number of cities and towns have restored indoor masking rules in the wake of the more transmissible Delta variant.
SciCheck Digest Scientists consider polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests a highly reliable tool for diagnosing COVID-19. But social media posts are misrepresenting a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement regarding the event
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
Does the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance cite zero studies or data showing a benefit to student masking? No, that's not true: The CDC website is peppered with references to studies that show mask use by stud
Cases of COVID-19 are increasing in Texas, but it doesn’t have the “highest COVID positivity rate and case count in the nation” — contrary to what Democrat Julián Castro recently tweeted. Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio and
SciCheck Digest Federal vaccine monitoring systems have identified no safety concerns with the COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant people. Preliminary Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show that miscarriage is not more frequent than expected
An Instagram post wrongly claimed that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more young people are hospitalized as a result of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine than from the disease itself. The post features a screenshot of a headline
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issue a report that compared how states voted in the 2020 presidential election with their vaccination rates? No, that's not true: There is no such report, according to a CDC spokes
Must public health agencies discontinue COVID-19 vaccinations for people under age 30 because federal authorities "acknowledge" heart risks to young people? No, that's not true. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not
Does the government's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) provide data or reports that prove the COVID-19 vaccine or other vaccines have caused injuries or deaths? No, that's not true: As the VAERS webpage itself repeatedly exp
While the CDC investigates a possible link between heart inflammation and mRNA vaccines, the health agency has not issued a warning.
REVIEW On 8 June 2021, radio host Wendy Bell posted photos and a video on Facebook in response to an article in the Washington Post reporting on a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report, which analyzed r