New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated and having previously contracted the coronavirus during the offseason.
The viral photo of a man taking a cycle rickshaw with a dead body is from 2017, and it is incorrectly attributed to India's current COVID-19 crises.
Following rigorous tests by the CCMB, eight Asiatic lions at the Nehru Zoological Park tested COVID-19 positive. They are under doctors' supervision.
If you die within 20 days of testing positive for COVID-19 are you therefore added to the pandemic's death toll? No, that's not true: The claim was made with no offer of proof and in apparent ignorance of the systems by which cause of dea
The KKR-RCB match on May 3, 2021, was rescheduled by IPL after two KKR players, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, tested COVID-19 positive.
A post on Facebook claims that a small amount of Heinz tomato ketchup tested positive for Covid-19 using a lateral flow test. This is inaccurate. We have seen, and reported on, a number of similar self-styled experiments with food including orang
PCR tests have been the main test used for Covid-19 during the early part of the pandemic. They can detect Covid-19 very well, but need to be processed in a laboratory. Therefore, they have mainly been used in symptomatic people or people who have been
Following positive coronavirus tests, both have withdrawn from the PGA’s Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida.
It wouldn’t be the first time captive animals tested positive for the virus.
An image purporting to show components of a Covid-19 test kit has been shared in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim that the “positive” and “negative” control swabs are proof that test results are “fixed” in advance. The claim is
We’ve been asked by many readers via email, WhatsApp and Twitter whether there is a double standard in the way that deaths are reported during this pandemic. Specifically, people want to know why deaths after a positive test for Covid-19 are usua
The government called its border measures some of the “strongest in the world.”
A post shared widely on Facebook claims that an orange has tested positive for Covid-19 using a lateral flow test. It’s unclear whether the post is implying that the tests are inaccurate or unreliable. In reality, the test cannot work properly wi
“The really important thing here is to make sure we can keep schools open and minimise the risk of having Covid in the classrooms, and that is why if people have had the test that shows that they have got Covid through the lateral flow test, we
Social media posts shared hundreds of times claim that Facebook shut down an account for a Philippine polling company after it published a survey indicating an overwhelmingly positive approval rating for President Rodrigo Duterte. The claim is false:
“The symptoms are mild but I am already under medical treatment," Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador tweeted.
REVIEW Claims aimed at discrediting the COVID-19 PCR test and by extension, public health responses to the pandemic including the wearing of face masks, have repeatedly made their appearance over the course of the pandemic. An Information Notice reg
Chappelle was expected to perform at Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas.
The effort was the first COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be abandoned.
We’ve seen many people sharing a video on social media that seems to show a kiwi fruit testing positive for Covid-19. It follows a similar video, in which a glass of Coca-Cola also appeared to test positive. The people in the videos, and many of
Considering its cold temperature and fatty ingredients, one virologist said ice cream could harbor conditions for the virus to survive.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., said she has tested positive and criticized Republican members of Congress who declined to wear a mask when it was offered to them during the lockdown.
An employer should inform workers if someone they have come into contact with has tested positive for COVID-19.
Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and possibly the world.
REVIEW During a 10 December 2020 parliamentary speech, Michael Schnedlitz, a member of the National Council of Austria, shared a live video showing how Coca-Cola tested positive in a COVID-19 antigen test. Based on this result, Schnedlitz claimed in
A video of an Austrian politician purporting to show that a glass of Coca-Cola tested positive for Covid-19 in a rapid antigen test has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The posts suggest the video
The claim that people who test positive for COVID-19 have been “fooled” is untrue.
If the vaccine is ultimately given the green light, the first recipients would be health care workers and nursing home residents according to plans laid out by each state.
“Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!” President Donald Trump tweeted.
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed in a Sunday afternoon tweet that the former New York mayor had tested positive.
Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his representative said Monday.
Trump Jr. is the latest member of the president's family to become infected with the virus.
Online mockery of former New York City mayor Rudolph “Rudy” Giuliani continued in late November 2020 with a tweet by a newly-formed parody account that had other users fooled, if only for a moment. The post from “@Rudy_Giuliani_̶
A photo that shows a health worker carrying a baby while a tearful woman looks on has been shared thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts that suggest it shows the separation of a mother from her baby in Sri Lanka. The claim, however, is mislead
“Well in 30yrs of being a nurse, never seen anything quite like this. Pooling of tests. 5 different people's swabs sent off in one vial. So one positive will contaminate the other 4, giving 5 positives. What the hell is going on? Total madness #
Ben Carson, the secretary for Housing and Urban Development, is the latest election night watch party attendee to test positive.
Reports in Nigerian media claiming that the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director-general said he had tested positive for Covid-19 were shared in multiple social media posts in the country. However, it is not what Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus act
We’ve seen and been asked about a video in which Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab appears to say that Covid tests false positive rate is 93%. In the video from September, Mr Raab is asked why there is not testing at airports currently. He responds:
Students who test positive for coronavirus at university will be recorded as a positive case at their usual home address unless they have registered with a new doctors’ surgery, the government has confirmed—although their term-time addresse
Harris was scheduled to travel to North Carolina for events encouraging voters to cast early ballots.