A post spread widely on social media claims that eating honey alone can sustain human life. This would actually lead to serious life-threatening nutrient deficiencies.
Have COVID-19 vaccines "killed 20 million people" since their rollout? No, that's not true: The article making this claim cited a 2022 study that estimated COVID vaccines had saved -- not killed -- nearly 20 million lives in the first yea
Does FEMA have a prison camp just outside Fairbanks, Alaska, that can hold up to 2 million people at a time? No, that's not true: "That is absolutely false," an official of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told Lead Stories. The ag
An emergency broadcast system test will “send a specific high-frequency signal … with the intention of activating graphene oxide” in people.
Did "undercover NYPD" officers "arrest two young people for sleeping on the concrete blocks a short distance from Times Square"? No, that's not true: the persons in question were not trying to sleep in a noisy, well-lit area on top of con
REVIEW Casting doubt on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines has been a recurring theme of misinformation since the vaccination rollout in December 2020. Health Feedback has covered this subject in several previous reviews, explaining why claims t
REVIEW Researchers from Yale University, Suberi et al., published a study in August 2023 on a new technology for mRNA vaccine delivery. In early September 2023, a video from the Epoch Times claimed that this technology could be used to “dissemi
“Over 1,000 missing children in Maui.”
SciCheck Digest Cases of myocarditis have been reported following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, but they are rare and usually mild. Yet, a viral video distorts news reports to falsely claim 850 people died in Monterrey, Mexico, in June due to myocardi
Apparently contradictory research from Labour and the Times suggests that either 121,000 or 340,000 people died while waiting for treatment in England last year.
Are the heads of vaccinated people exploding and combusting when the 5G signal in Israel is turned up? No, that's not true: These video clips are real, but the headline is baseless as the video clips have nothing to do with Israel, COVID-
A poll by Blood Pressure UK suggests that most 30-50s don’t know their blood pressure—but other evidence suggests that it won’t be high in most cases.
Turns out populists have faces too.
Are 78,000 people "under the water" right now in Great Britain? No, that's not true: This video is a compilation of flood and storm video clips from years past, and in some cases from other places such as Canada and South Africa. These ar
“CDC says new COVID variant is more contagious among vaccinated people than those unvaccinated.”
Video shows the state of “Great Britain now,” with “78,000 people under the water.”
CLAIM: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that a new COVID-19 variant is more contagious among vaccinated people than those who are unvaccinated.
Did Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates suggest on the social media platform X that people who resist a coming "mRNA tsunami" will be punished by exclusion from society? No, that's not true: There's no record the billionaire ever wrote it on
Did the "entire population" of Hawaii chant "Fk (Fuck) Joe Biden" during the president's visit to Maui on August 21, 2023? No, that's not true: A short clip on social media did not show any supposed protesters, and footage of the same eve
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
“Fauci declares that all unvaccinated citizens must be locked down this winter.”
We puzzled till our puzzler was sore — this claim makes no sense.
A video from the US is circulating on social media again, claiming that mortality data in the UK shows Covid-19 vaccines to cause a large increase in deaths. This is not what the data shows.
Maui, Hawaii, police chief arrests “witnesses” in part of wildfire cover-up.
REVIEW Large clinical trials and post-marketing real-world data showed that COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing severe forms of the disease[1-5]. Despite this evidence, there have been misleading claims that the higher number of COVID-19 d
Dame Angela Eagle claimed 60% of people in poverty are in work. This isn't quite right. The percentage of working age adults who are in relative poverty and who are also in work is substantially lower
A Facebook post has suggested that council houses are readily available for people who are in the UK illegally, but this is not true. People in the UK illegally can't apply for council housing.
The leader of the Catholic church has repeatedly condemned euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Oliver Dowden’s claim that there had been a 40% increase in interceptions in the Channel refers to the number of people prevented from crossing in small boats in 2022, compared to 2021.
The 50-year-old dystopian flick was hardly prescient.