The Alien Life Form known as Gordon Shumway is not a prognosticator.
On September 16 2021, an Imgur user shared the following screenshot, showing a headline’s claim that stillbirths had doubled in Mississippi since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: A source for the headline was not visible in the screenshot, wh
Did the Taliban survive from February 2020 through August 2021 with no vaccines, no masks or business shutdowns and capture Afghanistan with no mass deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic? No, that's not true: These claims were made without
A claim being shared on social media beneath an image of a cowboy is all hat and no cattle. “Might as well resume smoking,” the post says. “No one has died of cancer or heart disease since the COVID-19 thing started.” One post
REVIEW Several memes related to the COVID-19 pandemic have become popular on social media platforms since 2020. One such example can be seen in
The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the course of the past 18 months, it’s overwhelmingly likely that you’ve seen a scientific model about Covid-19 reported in traditional media like newspapers and television, or on social media—and they’re informing policies
America's job market is rebounding from the pandemic recession as employers boost hiring to meet a surge in consumer demand.
The frequency of anti-Asian incidents reported in the United States so far this year seems poised to surpass last year despite months of political and social activism.
Pascal Soriot, CEO of AstraZeneca, does own a house of about $8 million in Australia, but it is unclear when he purchased it.
Sweden had few COVID deaths in July, despite low vaccination rates, relaxed lockdown rules and low mask compliance.
India was the fifth-largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak spread across the world.
Most expect the wave of evictions to build slowly over the coming weeks and months as the bureaucracy of removing people from their homes restarts.
The opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics predicted the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Imperial College London study found that lockdowns saved more than three million lives across Europe.
The surfers at Tsurigasaki beach say Tropical Storm Nepartak could actually improve the competition so long as it doesn't hit the beach directly.
Does a podcaster's online video prove there are no SARS-CoV-2 variants, that there's no pandemic and that COVID-19 isn't a novel disease? No, that's not true: coronavirus conspiracist David Martin's claims fly in the face of the establish
India's excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic could be a staggering 10 times the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India’s worst human tragedy.
SciCheck Digest A businessman’s post on Instagram and Facebook wrongly claims that the U.S. government “changed the definition of pandemic” in 2004, suggesting that COVID-19 would not have qualified under the old definition. ThereR
The pandemic has already taken a toll for the second year on a sacred mainstay of Islam, the hajj, whose last days coincide with Eid al-Adha.
Dr. Vivek Murthy said he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state.
What is it about a "prediction" that makes propaganda that much more persuasive?
On July 14 2021, an Imgur user shared a screenshot of a tweet claiming, in part, that “cooks were the largest occupational group to die in a pandemic”: I wish Anthony Bourdain were alive today to articulate the insanity of living in a cou
Lockdowns and other pandemic restrictions isolated those with drug addictions and made treatment harder to get.
Even with an option to watch “Black Widow” at home, audiences went to the movie theater in pandemic record numbers this weekend to catch the first Marvel movie released in two years.
A video shared over 1,500 times on Facebook claims to show a clip of former health secretary Matt Hancock saying he was told by the World Health Organisation that there was no evidence for asymptomatic transmission of Covid-19. A voiceover in the video
A Facebook post suggested that if there were a “real deadly pandemic” the Duke, Duchess and Prince of Cambridge probably wouldn’t have been allowed to attend the England vs Germany Euros 2020 game on 29 June at Wembley Stadium along w
With millions of people having stayed home from places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, struggling congregations have one key question: How many of them will return?
An article published by The Sun on 27 June claims that 100,000 pupils have failed to return to school full-time despite classrooms reopening. This claim is based on a report produced by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), which states that durin
Alarmist articles are circulating online claiming that newly revealed “secret documents” show that the U.S. government had coronavirus vaccine candidates from Moderna in development weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak, and thus proves that t
Previously, researchers have tested mRNA vaccines on humans for rabies, influenza, cytomegalovirus, and Zika.
The delayed games open July 23, and the Paralympics begin a month later.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a steep drop in air travel and a loss of revenue that airports expect from airlines and passengers.
Does this video prove there is no COVID-19 pandemic and that public health measures and vaccination campaigns are all part of a well-planned conspiracy that "globalists" planned 10 years ago to seize power and profit? No, that's not true:
The park, a private property, prohibits firearms — even for gun owners who have permits to carry.
Does a video of a 2018 lecture by an American professor show him scheming on how to make money from a pandemic? No, that's not true: An 89-second clip included in an article making the claim is edited to exclude the context of statements
Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores.
“We’re excited to finally open up the gates and let everybody in,” Scot Drake, a portfolio creative executive with Walt Disney Imagineering, said at the park.
Tokyo is under a COVID-19 state of emergency, but IOC Vice President John Coates has said the games will open on July 23.
https://factcheck.thedispatch.com/p/is-it-true-that-texas-has-reported Rep. Lauren Boebert claimed in a