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“Three doctors from the same hospital ‘die suddenly’ in the same week,” after the hospital mandated a fourth COVID-19 vaccine for employees.
In 2020, “250,000 ballots were manufactured” in Georgia and “Biden was given win” by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger
“A STOLEN ELECTION: State totals minus illegal ballot trafficking numbers give President Trump decisive victories in AZ, GA, MI, PA, and WI.”
A website called MedAlerts lets users search federal records of possible vaccine reactions. But unlike the CDC's site, users can search freely without ever reading warnings about raw and unverified data.
"Germany: 96% of Latest Omicron Patients were FULLY Vaccinated – Only 4% Unvaccinated”
Because of omicron, “the Biden administration has decided to leave the U.S. southern border completely open.”
As states across the U.S. expand the eligibility for getting a COVID-19 shot, a conservative website blasted out a warning from Europe. The Gateway Pundit claimed two of the vaccines being used in the United States are behind thousands of deaths and in
Does an analysis of election data from Michigan and Georgia show suspicious vote shifts after the polls closed that took the leads away from President Trump and suspiciously awarded a disproportionate number of votes to Democratic candida
On October 12 2020, a Facebook account shared a screenshot of an apparent complaint to Spirit Halloween’s Facebook page, which was purportedly about outrage over the placement of Donald Trump masks in a section labeled “devil”: In
Has D.A.R.E. -- the nonprofit group that presents anti-drug education to American students -- ended its opposition to marijuana and quietly removed cannabis from the "gateway drugs" list on its website? No, that's not true: The claim that D.A.
SciCheck Digest It’s estimated that COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, but false claims continue to cast doubt on their safety and efficacy. One such claim that has spread around the world falsely suggests that three Canadian doctors
Did Dominion voting machines fail testing for a primary recount in the race for Colorado secretary of state? No, that's not true: Dominion Voting Systems, the Colorado secretary of state's office and the El Paso County clerk and recorder'
(Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)On July 19, Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward—who has has pushed baseless voter fraud claims about the 2020 election in Arizona—tweeted a picture of an early voting mailing envelope from Maricopa
REVIEW On 17 July 2022, political activist Charlie Kirk published a video on Facebook, claiming that Canadian data showed COVID-19 vaccines increase the risk of death from COVID-19. The video was viewed more than 720,000 times and shared more than 2
Do differences between an unofficial election data stream provided by Edison Research and official sources prove "Something Is Very Wrong" with the 2020 election results? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that anything is wrong wi
(Photo by Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images)A widely shared article from The Gateway Pundit claims that “according to a recently released medical study, in a group of 37 sperm donors, across 220 samples collected, the impact of th
(Photo by Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)Disinformation surrounding the 2021 Capitol insurrection has resurfaced in recent days following hearings of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States
Have chemicals been "covertly added" to the food supply to lower testosterone? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that such actions have taken place and there is no evidence suggesting that generally eating food lowers testosterone
A viral article recently published at The Defender claims in its headline “COVID-19 Vaccines linked to New Type of Incurable, Fatal Degenerative Brain Disorder.”The Defender is a news website of the Children’s Health Defense, a non-pr
(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)The second day of hearings by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol focused on Donald Trump’s role in knowingly perpetuating the false narrativ
Some of the worst damage happened in the northern part of the park and Yellowstone’s gateway communities in southern Montana.
Q. Are vaccinated and boosted people more susceptible to infection or disease with the omicron variant than unvaccinated people? A. No. Getting vaccinated increases your protection against COVID-19. Sometimes, certain raw data can suggest otherwise, bu
Did someone "torch" one of the largest egg factories in the United States on May 28, 2022? And is this incident connected to an "outbreak" of fires at similar facilities across the country in the past six months? No, those rumors are not
REVIEW On 25 May 2022, Steve Bannon, former White House strategist, hosted author Naomi Wolf on his podcast War Room Battleground. During the podcast, Wolf claimed that the babies of vaccinated mothers were dying in disproportionately higher numbers
Did a Yuma County, Arizona, woman plead guilty to a role in a sophisticated ballot trafficking ring that supposedly stole the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump? No, that's not true: Guillermina Fuentes did plead guilty on June
Is there proof of law enforcement raids on multiple Arizona nonprofit organizations in a "2000 Mules"-driven ballot trafficking investigation? No, there's no evidence that's true: Reporting by The Arizona Republic puts two uniformed offic
REVIEW The spike protein on the surface of the SARS-CoV-2 virus binds to human cells and allows the virus to enter. The COVID-19 vaccines were developed to target the spike protein in order to induce immunity against SARS-CoV-2. The most common vaccin
On May 3 2022, a Facebook user warned that “yoga Barbie” poses a spiritual threat to innocent children: “Yoga Barbie” is at Target on the shelf. Satan always comes as appearing innocent. He will never come with horns and a pitch
REVIEW An article published by the website AnonHQ.com promoted claims by scientist Li-Meng Yan that the virus SARS-CoV-2 was engineered at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and released on purpose by the Chinese government. This isn’t the first time
I was slightly taken aback for the Government to be criticised over the policy that we have devised to end the deaths at sea in the Channel as a result of cruel criminal gangs[…]Do you know who proposed that policy first of all, in 2004? It was
SciCheck Digest Randomized controlled trials haven’t found ivermectin is beneficial in treating COVID-19, although results for ongoing studies will provide a more definitive answer. Yet, a video presents two weak studies as “powerful” and “
Quick Take Several megachurches in the U.S. are actively raising funds to support Ukrainians in light of the Russian invasion. But social media posts have falsely claimed that “we haven’t seen a single American mega church offer anything to the
Amid ongoing discourse about rising gas prices in the United States on March 9 2022, an Imgur post purportedly showed a photo of a gas station displaying prices of $6.09 a gallon for regular, $6.23 for “plus,” and $6.29 for “supreme
SciCheck Digest Plenty of peer-reviewed studies have found government restrictions early in the pandemic, such as business closures and physical distancing measures, reduced COVID-19 cases and/or mortality, compared with what would have happened withou
Have American megachurches failed to offer help to the Ukrainian people? No, that's not true: An informal survey by Lead Stories shows several of America's largest congregations and denominations are actively soliciting and distributing r
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pfizer tweeted in February about the dangers of blood clots in veins, which are relatively common and affect as many as 900,000 Americans each year. A story shared on social media, howe
REVIEW On 8 February 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its checklist for developmental milestones for children up to five years old. These milestones are specific physical and behavioral skills that infants and
Did Public Health Scotland (PHS) stop publishing weekly COVID-19 data to hide that fully vaccinated people are developing AIDS? No, that's not true: The agency said it's because of an "increasing risk of misinterpretation." COVID skeptics