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
It was a 100 billion-to-one shot.
Is an article headlined 'Joe Biden Declares Mandatory Vaccination for ALL Americans by October 30' a real story? No, that's not true: Clicking on the link takes you to an obscene photo of senior citizen sex. It was created by a fake news
On October 14 2021, the following screenshot of a tweet by New York Times correspondent Mike Baker appeared on Imgur, in which he purportedly contrasted the COVID-19 mortality rate in Canada with that of the United States: Primarily, Baker indicated t
With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issued.
Are Amtrak employees walking off the job because of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate? No, that's not true. The cancellation of two trains on a route in the Northeast on October 10, 2021, were not due to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, Amtrak to
Some organisms do have blue blood — just not humans.
The story was somewhat sensationalized in some retellings.
The story about the unusual lawsuit went viral.
Would a ballot initiative proposed in Oregon ban all animal meat and replace it with "'synthetic meat'" and "lab 'plant based protein'" that are "lab grown Petri dish vats of cells"? No, that's not true: Animal meat alternatives -- which
Two staff members were fatally shot at a Maryland senior living facility just outside of Washington, D.C., and a suspect was taken into custody.
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
SciCheck Digest While some specifics of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates haven’t been determined, misleading claims about who will be “exempt” have circulated online. Employees at the White House and in agencies w
An obituary for Jessica Berg Wilson, who died after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, went viral online.
Ernest Johnson died from an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
A former Facebook data scientist told Congress she believes stricter government oversight could alleviate the dangers the company poses.
Did the AMR ambulance company in the LA County area recently terminate approximately 30% of its employees for failing to comply with the company's COVID-19 vaccine mandate? No, that's not true: The Emergency Medical Technician union, IAEP
Alan Kalter, the quirky, red-headed announcer for David Letterman for two decades who frequently appeared in the show's comedy bits, has died.
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.
At 52, Manson definitely looks older than he did in the '90s, but this?
The striking picture of an elderly man holding a sign that read "Men of quality do not fear equality" has proven popular online since 2020.
A data scientist who was revealed as the Facebook whistleblower says that whenever there was a conflict between the public good and what benefited the company, the social media giant would choose its own interests.
CNN hosts Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo don’t see eye to eye on the political leanings of two key senators. During the transition between their shows, Cuomo mentioned Democrats’ problem of finding unity. “You also have two Republicans in the Demo
On September 28 2021, the following post made a series of claims about humans having “stripes” that are visible but aren’t actually stripes, and that they also have stripes that do exist but which are not visible. The post’s c
California will enact the nation’s first coronavirus vaccine mandate for schoolchildren, aiming to have all students in seventh through 12th grades vaccinated by next fall.
A former secretary for the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp was being sought on an arrest warrant after skipping the planned start of her trial in Germany on more than 11,000 counts of accessory to murder.
The assault was one of the worst attacks on journalists in U.S. history.
“There are 100,000 vacancies for drivers.” Keir Starmer, 26 September 2021. “If you look at, for example, the distribution to petrol stations, the shortage of drivers is a much, much smaller number, 100, 200, 300.” Grant Shapp
Did 39 school bus drivers and monitors from School District 308 quit their jobs in defiance of a vaccine mandate on September 21, 2021? No, that's not true: Thirty percent of the district's school bus drivers did call in sick in the early
A video posted on Twitter appears to show someone filling up plastic bags of petrol at a petrol station and putting them in the boot of a car. The accompanying tweet says it was filmed at an Esso forecourt in Tooting, south London. This follows r
An Illinois man unexpectedly won the Quad Cities Marathon this weekend when the two Kenyan runners who had far outpaced him were disqualified after being diverted off the course by a race volunteer bicyclist.
A September 27 2021 claim that “dozens” of members of Massachusetts law enforcement resigned over a vaccine mandate was reported broadly across networks, with articles by The Hill and Breitbart registering as virally popular on Trendolizer.
Rome has been invaded by Gauls, Visigoths and vandals over the centuries, but the Eternal City is now grappling with a rampaging force of an entirely different sort: rubbish-seeking wild boars.
Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago.
Did a leading German medical doctor prove that 80% of those in the official tally of COVID-19 victims died of something else? No, that's not true: The claim relies on a newspaper interview in which Dr. Bertram Haussler was speculating abo
A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black motorist 18 times with a flashlight — the first criminal case to emerge from federal investigations into troopers' beatings of at least three
The entrepreneur attempted the fastest 20-meter “walking on hands” at his former high school gym.
The European Union unveiled plans to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices.
Many Haitian migrants in Del Rio are being released in the United States, according to two U.S. officials, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion to Haiti.