In an era where the world faces the monumental challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of vaccines cannot be overemphasized. Over the past year, advancements in science have given humanity hope, through the formulation and administration of vacc
Is Disneyland in California likely to be closed indefinitely as of November 2023 over an alleged child kidnapping? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that Disneyland is closing and no evidence for the alleged child kidnapping was p
Is the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine "contaminated" with a type of DNA that causes permanent genetic changes in vaccinated people or leads to death due to cardiac arrest? No, that's not true: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told Lea
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
REVIEW In November 2023, Gentry Gevers, host of the Break Away USA podcast, posted a screenshot of a tweet by journalist Rebekah Barnett on Instagram that read “Australian GP sues Pfizer and Moderna over unapproved GMOs in mRNA Covid vaccines”.
Did a study detect human DNA in many hot dog samples tested with a new type of technology, finding that many hot dogs, even vegetarian hot dogs, are made with human meat? No, that's not true: A startup named Clear Food, which was seeking
In a world facing an impactful health crisis, science has been at the forefront, equipping us with powerful tools to combat the persistent COVID-19 virus. Pivotal among these tools are the COVID-19 vaccines, particularly the mRNA variants, which have
REVIEW On 27 October 2023, podcaster Charlie Kirk interviewed scientist Robert Malone about the question of residual DNA in COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. This interview was posted to various platforms, including Facebook and Rumble, receiving a total of m
SciCheck Digest Small amounts of DNA from the manufacturing process may remain in the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Purification and quality control steps ensure any leftover DNA is present within regulatory limits. There isn’t reason to thin
REVIEW A preprint posted on 20 October 2023 to the OSF preprint server claimed that DNA fragments were present in certain lots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. It also claimed the amount of residual DNA correlated with the number of seri
Does a social media video show a "Hamas terrorist with kidnapped Jewish baby girl in Gaza," following the Hamas attack on Israel in early October 2023? No, that's not true: Lead Stories found the original video and it predates the October
Was a video of Jewish children held in animal cages posted to social media by "Arab" captors in order to show them off as trophies? No, that's not true: this video was posted on TikTok days before the Hamas attacks in Israel but by Octobe
CLAIM: Nimrod Aloni, a general in the Israeli army, was captured by Hamas militants during a deadly incursion Saturday into southern Israeli towns near the Gaza Strip.
Does a video of a woman taking selfies while she is surrounded by men who are swiftly moving her down the street show an Israeli woman who has been kidnapped? No, that's not true: This woman is an Arabic-speaking social media health and b
“Man cuts off wife’s head after DNA test proved none of 6 kids are his own.”
Did a study by the University of Seattle and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center discover that women harvest and store in their brain DNA from every man they've ever made love with? No, that's not true: The headline on an article g
Is there evidence that the next FEMA emergency test will not really be a test but a cover for the government to send high-frequency signals activating "nanoparticles including graphene oxide" into phones, TVs and radios, possibly causing
A new Florida law says “a father must submit a DNA test before signing the birth certificates.”
Is there a new Florida law that says fathers must submit a DNA test before signing a birth certificate? No, that's not true: Florida law "does not require a DNA test prior to signing a birth certificate," a legal expert told Lead Stories.
Does eating cayenne pepper kill cancer cells and regenerate damaged DNA? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that eating cayenne pepper will repair DNA or kill cancer cells in humans, according to a dietitian at the Virginia Commonw
Are Masonic Lodges injecting children with "'free child identification chips' to 'help combat abduction,'" also collecting those children's DNA? No, that's not true: There is no credible evidence or reliable information to support such a
The hoax post appeals for help to find a girl called Sofia who supposedly went missing in South Shields in the UK.
On July 11 2023, a meme about jazz pianist Thomas “Fats” Waller attending a birthday party for crime boss Al Capone was popular on Imgur: The post (“Imagine being such a talented musician that the mafia kidnaps you to perform at a b
Was the children's show Peppa Pig based on a science experiment where a couple injected pig DNA into their daughter? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that this is a real story or that Peppa Pig originated from it. This claim was
REVIEW On 11 June 2023, The Epoch Times republished an article by osteopath Joseph Mercola, which carried the headline “Monkey Virus DNA Found In COVID-19 Shots”. The article claims that a group of scientists had found “massive DNA contaminati
“Monkey virus DNA found in COVID-19 shots”
Did a legitimate, peer-reviewed study successfully demonstrate that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna were shown to contain simian virus 40 (SV40), a DNA virus that has been linked to certain cancers? No, that's not tr
Can humans use their DNA to make themselves immortal? No, that's not true: While DNA carries the genetic information that determines various aspects of our bodies, it does not provide a blueprint for immortality. Aging and mortality are c
Does a number code printed on a streetlight match that of a ribosomal protein and does this show that mRNA from the COVID-19 vaccines can be activated using optogenetic technology if a vaccinated person is exposed to the light from the st
Two provisions of a larger Florida bill banning gender-affirming care left parents concerned about the state “kidnapping” trans kids. The proposed changes mostly target interstate child custody disputes, though we found conflicting legal interpreta
Does a video interview with former Arizona congressional candidate Jeff Zink prove a "little 8-year-old girl had 67 different DNA samples inside of her"? No, that's not true: The sheriff's office in Cochise County, Arizona, where the migr
Do gene editing mRNA vaccine patent holders own vaccinated people outright once injected, and does mRNA alter natural human DNA? No, that's not true: A Stanford University professor of law specializing in bioethics told Lead Stories that
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