COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall.
REVIEW On 5 May 2021, Canada’s health ministry authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children aged between 12 to 15. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to do the same soon and the European Medicines Age
A federal judge has allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.
After more than a year of fretting over her 13-year-old son with a rare liver disease, Heather Ousley broke into tears when she learned that he and millions of other youngsters could soon be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
UNICEF estimated 228,000 deaths among South Asian children in 2020 due to cuts in the availability and use of public health services, not lockdowns.
Quick Take A single copy of Vice President Kamala Harris’ children’s book was one of many titles donated to a shelter for immigrant children in Long Beach, California. But a debunked New York Post article – which led to the reporter’s resig
Left-leaning critics accused the GOP of universal callousness during U.S. President Joe Biden's first address to Congress in April 2021.
Duggar was in court on Friday morning.
Duggar was in court on Friday morning.
On April 23, the New York Post reported that migrant children routed from the U.S.-Mexico border to a shelter in Long Beach, Calif., will be given a copy of Vice President Kamala Harris’ 2019 children’s book called “Superheroes are Everywhere
Is Kamala Harris' book in "welcome bags" for illegal migrant children in California? No, that's not true. The spokesperson for the city of Long Beach told Lead Stories there was one copy of the book that appeared in a widely circulated ph
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/tucker-carlson-masks-child-abuse/ Fox News host Tucker Carlson has sa
The Fox News host has also said seeing a vaccinated person wearing a mask outside is like watching a man “expose himself in public.”
A post on Facebook has claimed that: “In Oxford, researchers have started testing the AstraZeneca vaccine in children…Those experiments with children have now stopped. There have been severe side effects...such as SIDS...Some children have
Did a child get shot, "no questions asked"? And are all the people who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, still alive? No, that's not true: A post compares the death of a Black teenager, who was shot by police in Columbus, Ohio,
A Des Moines woman has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for intentionally driving her SUV into two children in 2019 because she said she thought one was Mexican and the other was a member of the Islamic State group.
Does the film "Out of Shadows" prove a child-raping satanic cult controls the U.S. government and Hollywood, and operated out of a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor? No, that's not true: The film declares that the lid came off in a leading D
Children and youth ventured out of their homes & interacted more publicly in recent months after the pandemic protocols were relaxed compared to 2020.
A video of three singers performing the classic Italian song “ll Mondo” has been shared in multiple social media posts claiming they are the sons of the world-famous opera stars Andrea Bocelli, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. However, the
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
On April 9 2021, an Imgur post made a titular claim that a Florida billboard stated “Matt Gaetz wants to date your child” — but that post, which was quite popular, did not include a photograph of the purported sign: Instead, the subm
The European court has supported mandatory pre-school vaccinations, but this does not mean they will be compulsory.
Oxford University has said there are no safety concerns over the vaccine but that it will wait for data on blood clotting before resuming trials.
On video, Jones was screaming and pointing at a vehicle carrying children, but doing little else.
The giant Ever Given container ship that clogged up the Suez Canal for six days isn’t out of the news just yet. After it was freed, Egyptian authorities towed the 1,300-foot ship to Great Bitter Lake, a wider expanse of the canal where authorities w
You do not have to be related to Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, or Luciano Pavarotti to have a great singing voice.
A website with a history of publishing dubious content advanced a conspiracy theory about the formerly stuck Suez Canal ship.
An image shared on Facebook purportedly showed two children after they had been dropped over a fence and abandoned in the desert.
Multiple posts on Facebook claim that a truck carrying 34 kidnapped children was found in Rustenburg, a city in South Africa. The claim is false, according to local police, who said while there have been incidents in the past of undocumented children f
A New Hampshire woman who lost her 13-year-old daughter to a brain tumor in 2016 has now given birth to a son — at age 57.
Scrolling through social media recently, you may have come across the viral claim that the word “homework” spelled backward translates to “child abuse” in Latin. This claim has been everywhere lately, racking up thousands of views across Instag
Do these photos show a charity worker from Denmark adopted a naked and dying 2-year-old abandoned child in Nigeria? No, that's not true. Charity worker Anja Ringgren Lovén is in all of the photos in the meme, with different-colored hair.
Did Richard A Rothschild patent a COVID-19 test kit in 2015? No, that's not true: Richard A Rothschild's patent application for a system and method to test for Covid-19 was submitted on May 17, 2020, not in 2015. The 2020 patent applicati
Not all dots connect.
Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children’s author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died.
There has been a 61 per increase in unaccompanied children held by CBP from January to February 2021. The 28 percent figure relates to all encounters.
Links are being shared on Facebook to a story with the headline “12 year old girl was forced to endure a 15-minute journey before being attacked in an isolated spot”. This is a false story about a girl called Ellie Morrad alleged to h
Was the Milwaukee County Children's Court judge arrested on seven counts of child porn also the former president of Drag Queen Story Hour Foundation? No, that's not true. Children's Court Judge Brett Blomme was arrested on seven counts of
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Inflammatory posts misleadingly conflated two separate organizations.