If you're planning to travel or visit a doctor, the CDC says cover your face regardless of your vaccination status.
The U.S. senator rejoiced at revised guidelines allowing fully vaccinated people to relax mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow dancing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved to ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
A post shared on Facebook claims that Chinese-manufactured blue masks “widely used” in Uganda contain graphene, a material that could be harmful to the lungs when inhaled. This is misleading; not all “blue masks” contain graphene, according to
A May 2021 broadcast of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" implied Anthony Fauci had sinister intentions behind mask mandates.
Social media posts shared tens of thousands of times claim that Thailand is the only country in the world that requires people to wear a mask when travelling in a private vehicle. The claim is false: while Thailand did mandate face coverings in all p
Did Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," express anti-mask and anti-COVID-19 vaccine opinions during a segment of his show? No, that's not true: Noah was expressing his discontent with changes in the message from the Ce
Social media posts and articles shared thousands of times criticize President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden for not wearing masks while visiting former president Jimmy Carter and his wife. But both couples are fully vaccinated, and guidance from
Israel abolished the requirement to wear masks outdoors, citing the low COVID-19 infection rate after vaccinating most of its population.
Did President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden put former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter at risk by not wearing masks inside the Carters' home? No, that's not true: Although the Centers for Disease Control
Social media posts claim that a group of parents in Vail, Arizona successfully and legally took over the school board and revoked a mask requirement. This is false; a spokeswoman for the school system said the original board members remain in place, as
Facebook posts claim President Joe Biden wore a mask during the 2021 virtual climate summit despite being alone. This is false; the post features a screenshot of a video call when Biden was alone in the frame, but officials and journalists were present
Did protesters at a governing board meeting for the Vail Unified School District in Arizona elect a new school board and legally vote for the district's mask policy to be lifted? No, that's not true: While the protestors did stage what ap
Multiple online posts have shared a graphic that purports to show the virus that causes Covid-19 is small enough to pass through certain face masks. The claim is misleading, according to health experts. The virus spreads as part of larger particles -
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/tucker-carlson-masks-child-abuse/ Fox News host Tucker Carlson has sa
In an April 26 2021 Imgur post, an Occupy Democrats meme took Alaska state senator Lora Reinbold (R) to task for her purported refusal to wear a mask on an Alaska Airlines flight: Text under a photograph of a woman read: PLAY KAREN GAMES, WIN KAREN P
The Fox News host has also said seeing a vaccinated person wearing a mask outside is like watching a man “expose himself in public.”
The change comes as more than half of U.S. adults have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, and more than a third have been fully vaccinated.
The goings-on of a multi-day summit cannot be gleaned from a single still picture.
Ex-Pfizer scientist turned lockdown sceptic Mike Yeadon appears in a video liked thousands of times on social media telling mistruths about the pandemic. He first claims: “You don’t need masks, they don’t work.” Masks do work. M
In recent weeks, an allegedly peer-reviewed study from Stanford University exposing the dangers of facemasks has gained popularity online. The paper may not have been peer-reviewed (in the conventional sense, at least) nor is it from Stanford Uni
On 22 November 2020, an article titled “Facemasks in the COVID-19 era: A health hypothesis”, authored by Baruch Vainshelboim, was published in the journal Medical Hypotheses. Outlets like American Conservative Movement, Tech Startups, and G
SciCheck Digest Stanford Medicine says it “strongly supports the use of face masks to control the spread of COVID-19.” Yet viral stories falsely claim a “Stanford study” showed that face masks are unsafe and ineffective against
Online articles claim a study from Stanford University found that mask wearing, which is recommended to help slow spread of Covid-19, is “ineffective” and harmful. But the study’s author is not employed by the prestigious California university, a
The CDC has said that wearing two masks could provide twice as much protection against the virus, but ensuring a proper fit is vital.
Wearing a facemask for longer periods may be uncomfortable but there is no scientific evidence to prove that it can cause hypoxia.
The study has been rejected by Stanford. The University has clarified that the author Baruch Vainshelboim is not affiliated with them.
Did this "Stanford Study" prove that face masks don't slow the spread of COVID-19 and harm the health of mask-wearers? No, that's not true: Stanford University disavows the article, which is not a report on new research and is full of the
Really depends on how you define these words: Stanford, NIH, Study, Conclude, Mask, and Work.
The country has vaccinated more than half of its population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SciCheck Digest All of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing symptomatic disease. Yet Fox News host Tucker Carlson baselessly casts doubt on the effectiveness of the vaccines, because federal officials urge fully vaccinated peopl
Videos are being shared on social media warning of small black fibres that apparently come out of face masks and Covid-19 test swabs. The videos claim the fibres could be evidence of parasites or nanoparticles being inserted in humans, that they cause
Several videos showing close-up shots of face masks have been shared online alongside a claim that the masks' black threads are “worms” or “parasites”. The claim is false, according to scientists, who told AFP that the threads are harmless
Social media posts shared thousands of times criticize the use of masks to curb the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, asking why one person should have to wear a face covering if somebody else’s works. This is misleading; according to the US Centers for Dise
Move over tin foil hats. Tin foil face masks are here!
REVIEW An article published on 6 April 2021 by Townhall Media, authored by radio talk show host Dennis Prager, claimed that mask-wearing is unsupported by science. Prager’s article received more than 14,000 interactions on Facebook, according to s
A specific disposable mask that contains a coating of graphene was distributed by officials in Canada's Quebec province before the Canadian government warned against its use.
To the usual list of foul trash left behind or washed up on beaches around the world, add these: masks and gloves used by people to avoid the coronavirus and then discarded on the sand.
On March 25 2021 a Rumble.com post went viral, titled “ABSURD: Researchers Design New Mask to Wear While EATING.” What followed was not a news item, nor a video. After a lengthy advertisement played, the “content” of the post wa