Facebook users have shared an article claiming that Spain’s Ministry of Health “Admits Covid-19 Has Never Been Isolated”. This story is false. The ministry did not say this. As we have said before, the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes C
A video on Instagram makes a number of false or misleading claims about the Covid-19 vaccines, including that the vaccine interval is designed to “hit” the immune system when it is particularly vulnerable, different doses of the vaccines in
Emmanuel Tuloe has been invited to meet Liberian President George Weah.
Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On."
Although a few recent PCR results are different from the lateral flow results, evidence suggests that both tests are effective.
Both campaigns are targeting voters with ads that use partisan reports to make bogus claims.
REVIEW A transcript of a report on the show “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson”, published on 10 October 2021, contained several claims about how the Amish community of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, have coped with COVID-19. The Amish are an Am
https://www.bbc.com/news/58808889 China says it has provided more than half of all the Covid-19 vaccine
Rooney chose not to work with an Israeli publishing house, but rights for the Hebrew translation of her latest novel are still available.
A bakery in Holland manufactured the desert as a 'hangover cure' in 2016 but does not have a license to sell it.
Are fully vaccinated people unable to spread COVID-19 if they are infected? No, that's not true. President Joe Biden incorrectly stated that vaccinated healthcare workers cannot spread the coronavirus if they are infected after receiving
Does the blood of vaccinated people look visibly darker than the blood of people who were not vaccinated and is this the result of hemoglobin depletion? No, that's not true: This video provides no evidence to back up this claim. According
REVIEW On 2 October 2021, writer Adrian Norman claimed on Instagram that for every 1,000 children vaccinated, one had died due to the vaccine during the clinical trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines against COVID-19. Norman a
A viral image circulating on social media baselessly claimed that former Facebook employee Frances Haugen, who turned over troves of internal company documents to the Wall Street Journal, was not a real whistleblower, but a plant set up by Facebook i
Does a collection of "new studies" on COVID-19 prove vaccines are not working as claimed? No, that's not true: The claim rests on the false premise that vaccine makers and public health officials promised 100% prevention. No responsible s
Does drinking out of a water bottle that's been left in a hot car give people breast cancer due to dioxin exposure? No, that's not true: Dioxins can give people cancer, but dioxin is not found in the plastics used to bottle water, be they
Do "slap a teacher" challenge videos exist on TikTok? No, that's not true: Lead Stories has done an extensive search of TikTok and can find no proof that there are videos of students recording themselves slapping a teacher, then posting i
Are there "over 1,000 cargo ships' sitting off the California coast at the end of the first week of October, 2021? No, that's not true: Although there was an unusually high number of ships waiting to be unloaded, the number was less than
Little evidence exists that "slap a teacher" is an actual "challenge" on TikTok.
Is California mandating a vaccine with a mortality rate 174 times higher than the COVID-19 virus? No, that's not true: No children or adolescents died in the COVID vaccine trials, Pfizer told Lead Stories. The claim appeared in an Instagr
Are red ants and black ants peaceful if placed in the same enclosure, but start fighting when an outside force shakes them? No, that's not true: There are thousands of species of red ants and black ants, not just one per color. There is n
With COVID-19 still surging in parts of the country and booster shots being rolled out to strengthen immunity against the virus, many are still hesitant to get their first vaccine doses. A recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that a m
Did more than 48,000 people die within 14 days of receiving COVID-19 vaccines, according to data revealed in the "Medicare Tracking System"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that there have been that many deaths caused by COVID v
REVIEW An article published by The Conservative Treehouse claimed that a “California study finds that vaccinated individuals are more susceptible to COVID variant infections than unvaccinated”. This claim was based on a preprint (a study not yet
Aldrin's 1969 trip to the Moon was, in some respects, a family visit.
The jury found that the insurance giant's failure to pay policy benefits for Doherty's Malibu home were “unreasonable and without proper cause.”
A COVID-19 vaccination requirement for teachers and other staff members took effect in New York City’s sprawling public school system in a key test of the employee vaccination mandates now being rolled out across the country.
We used Facebook Inc.'s latest financial report to estimate its revenue loss per second during the global shut down.
Tissue taken from the woman's tumor before she died of cervical cancer became the first human cells to be successfully cloned.
"Not without you." "My dear friend." "You that I love."
This is no joke.
Artemisia absinthium does not have cancer-killing properties. Artemisia annua has been used in clinical trials against cancer.
Do two shiny gumdrops per day cure COPD? No, that's not true: Neither the Food and Drug Administration nor the American Lung Association include gumdrop-form medications on their list of tested and approved medications for treatment of th
Does the photo in this social media post show the first version of the Statue of Liberty, and was it sent back to France? No, neither is true: The photo is of a different statue, in the Caribbean nation of St. Martin. The first Statue of
REVIEW This video, originally posted to TikTok and shared on social media platforms, claimed that people who received a COVID-19 vaccine can’t donate convalescent plasma because the vaccine “wipes out” natural antibodies. The video
A judge on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ father from the conservatorship that has controlled the singer’s life and money for 13 years, saying the arrangement “reflects a toxic environment.”
"I'm currently hiding in the bathroom, because every time I try to leave, I start crying again."
Some are being issued panic buttons in case of assault and ditching their scrubs before going out in public for fear of harassment.
Although there is an adequate fuel supply, a shortage of truck drivers in the U.K. has led to dry fuel stations.
In case you need a pick-me-up.