The claim relies on a deliberate misrepresentation of an unrelated quote from an interview first shared six months before.
The false claim that delegates had to be flown to Davos by unvaccinated pilots has been circulating on social media.
Klaus Schwab was present at the opening of 2023 World Economic Forum. There are no reports of Schwab having health issues.
Did Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), ban "vaccinated pilots from transporting World Economic Forum members in and out of Davos due to the safety risk they pose"? No, there's no evidence that'
Was Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), hospitalized after a bad reaction to a vaccine and does that mean he will not be speaking at the World Economic Forum event in Davos, Switzerland, in
A 2018 video of Bourla referring to the ingestible pill monitoring technology by Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been used to claim Pfizer introduced it.
Old images of parked jets from 2015 and 2016 have been falsely linked to the recent 2022 World Economic Forum meeting.
Pictures purporting to show private jets parked up at the “Davos 2022 Climate Change conference” have been shared hundreds of times on Twitter, as well as Facebook. There are several problems with this claim. First of all, the pictures in t
“American journalist” Jack Posobiec was “arrested at World Economic Forum.”
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, YouTube and TikTok alongside a claim it shows a "surprise visit" by former US President Donald Trump to Switzerland in March 2021. The claim is false: the footage
“My generation will not give up without a fight,” Thunberg said at the annual gathering at the World Economic Forum.
A well-known purveyor of fake news spread the fabricated claim that President Trump called out George Soros at the 2018 World Economic Forum.
As global leaders discussed climate change and other issues at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a social media post sought to downplay humanity’s role in climate change. “Climate […] The post Climate change is not a ‘natu
The World Economic Forum hired “unvaccinated pilots” to fly people into Davos, Switzerland, for its annual meeting for safety reasons.
The World Economic Forum annual meeting 2022 in Davos, Switzerland.(Photo by Zheng Huansong/Xinhua via Getty Images) Claims are circulating online that the World Economic Forum has called for the decriminalization of pedophilia. These claims are false.
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) or its founder and executive chairman, Klaus Schwab, tweet or say that "Jesus is the original fake news"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the statement is from Schwab or the WEF. The claim
Did the World Economic Forum declare, as part of a purported campaign to promote public acceptance of pedophilia, that "pedophiles will save humanity"? No, that's not true: No credible evidence exists that the WEF has made any such statem
REVIEW During the COVID-19 pandemic, a disinformation narrative unfolded: that the COVID-19 pandemic was planned as a tool to reduce the world population, either due to the virus itself or through the COVID-19 vaccines. Fact-checks repeatedly debunk
Is the Dutch government planning to cancel its membership in the World Economic Forum, the Swiss-based international public policy organization? No, that's not true: The claim is based on a press release by a radical-right opposition part
Does a viral video prove that the founder of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, and other speakers at WEF events planned to establish the "new world order" and "microchip human race"? No, that's not true: The heavily edited social me
Was World Economic Forum Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab caught planning a "mass extinction event"? No, that's not true: The article and video that said so did not discuss the actions or words of Schwab, founder of the World Economic Foru
Did British ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall suggest that the world population be "reduced" less than two months before the first COVID-19 lockdown in New York City? No, that's not true: She never said or implied it while speak
In recent weeks, many accounts across various social media platforms have been resharing an old Times article claiming the AIDS epidemic was triggered by the smallpox vaccine. Although the article is real, there is no evidence for its claims. Published
Did Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), say that he has politicians, media, experts and scientists "all in our bags"? No, that's not true: A social media post alleging that such leaders are "pup
A post on Facebook falsely claims that the CEO of Pfizer has said “by 2023 we will reduce the world population by 50%”. This is accompanied by a link to a website with the headline: “Pfizer CEO: ‘by 2023 we will reduce the world
Did Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla say by 2023 that "we will reduce" the number of people in the world by 50%? No, that's not true: This is a doctored video and Bourla did not say that. The phrase clipped out of this video -- about reducing the
An Instagram post which claims the World Economic Forum (WEF) has its own paramilitary force armed with military-grade weapons is not correct. The post features a photograph of a man in uniform with two patches on his upper left sleeve. The lower
SciCheck Digest COVID-19 vaccines don’t contain microchips and have readily available ingredient lists. But social media posts use an old clip of the Pfizer CEO talking about an “electronic pill” to leave the false impression he was confirming a
A post on Facebook makes the following claim: “The Great Reset is not a conspiracy theory. The World Economic Forum website reveals its agenda.” We’ve fact checked a number of false claims about the World Economic Forum’s &lsquo
Did a team of 1,000 lawyers and 10,000 medical experts start a second Nuremberg trial against world leaders and public health organizations for pandemic-related crimes against humanity? No, that's not true: Spokespersons for the Centers f
Articles circulating on Facebook claim that Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has been arrested by police in Switzerland. The articles make vague allegations surrounding the supposed arrest, with one
In a widely shared video on social media, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is recorded saying that he is the “proud shareholder of Genomics England”. This has prompted users to raise concerns of a conflict of
Was the novel coronavirus launched as a diversionary tactic to distract the masses from misdeeds of global elites, and is COVID-19 less dangerous than the seasonal flu? No, that's not true: Experts in public health and virology have publi
Did President Donald Trump signal that he will "take away your Social Security" with his remarks that he may make a payroll tax deferment permanent? No, that's not true: President Trump signed an order for the deferral of some payroll tax
Did Bill Gates tell a CNBC interviewer that he's made or will make $200 billion from the $10 billion his charitable foundation invested in vaccines? No, that's not true: in an interview Gates estimated that the economic benefits to the world f
In announcing that his administration would halt funding for the World Health Organization, President Donald Trump made a series of false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims about the WHO: Trump inaccurately said the WHO stated that the novel coron
The Democratic super PAC Priorities USA Action has been running an ad falsely suggesting President Donald Trump called the coronavirus outbreak a “hoax.” At the beginning, the ad splices together two quotes to have Trump saying, “The
Did President Trump say at a recent town hall forum that he will cut Social Security and Medicare? No, that's not true: According to a transcript of the event on March 5, 2020, Trump never specifically mentioned those entitlement programs by n
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg blamed tax cuts backed by President Donald Trump for creating the nation’s debt problem. But while the Congressional Budget Office says those tax cuts are worsening the nation’s debt, spirali
President Donald Trump, who last year froze hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid for Ukraine, claimed “they got all” of it “long before schedule.” That’s false. The freeze that Trump directed lasted about two months last summer