In Context: What Sarah Huckabee Sanders said about abortions and the safety of U.S. schools
Parliament can still close dangerous gap on health misinformation
A warning issued by a sheriff's office in Tennessee prompted scary headlines in several other states.
Thousands of people rallied on the National Mall and across the United States in a renewed push for gun control measures after recent deadly mass shootings.
MPs can take action to protect us all from harmful misinformation What is the Online Safety Bill? The Online Safety Bill will bring in new rules for internet companies to make sure their users are protected from harms that can take place on thei
Bath and Body Works products are not recommended during pregnancy because they are suspected of “damaging fertility or the unborn child.”
The Jo Cox Foundation made the donation before the incident resulting in the suspension of the teacher occured.
In an unexpected twist of history, some of the 10,000 Holocaust survivors who had been living in Ukraine have now been taken to safety in Germany.
The drug labels for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine “were blank when they should have contained all these diseases and adverse events" listed in a confidential report.
A widely shared article on the Express website about the safety of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is misleading in several ways. It incorrectly claims that a recently published document about adverse events following vaccination is the first time the
SciCheck Digest A Pfizer document recently released by the Food and Drug Administration describes adverse events reported following vaccination and attests to the continued safety of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine. A popular video and other online po
Responding to the Online Safety Bill, published today, Will Moy, chief executive of Full Fact, said: “As it stands, the Online Safety Bill falls short of the Government’s aim to make the UK the safest place to be online.” “Ultim
“NEW: Biden Admin. instructs Americans to social distance and wear masks in the event of a Nuclear Fallout.”
One expert who weighed in noted that satellite communications may pose more danger than safety.
Our new report, out today, warns of government ‘censorship-by-proxy’ tactics through internet companies during the pandemic. Government press releases, ministerial comments, and media briefings show regular collaboration with internet
List shows “1,000 peer reviewed studies questioning COVID-19 vaccine safety”
Says the FDA said that Pfizer “falsely misled” the agency about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines and that the shots are killing more people than they save.
Turkey, Brazil, Britain, Sweden, Spain, Czech Republic, Mexico, El Salvador, Japan and Singapore canceled all COVID-19 quarantine procedures, testing and compulsory vaccination and are considering COVID-19 “just a seasonal flu.”
SciCheck Digest The approved and authorized COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. are effective at preventing severe disease, and experts say the benefits of vaccination for children outweigh any known or potential risk. But social media users have shared vide
REVIEW Political commentator Tomi Lahren posted a tweet on 19 January 2022, claiming that the COVID-19 vaccines are experimental. The tweet received more than 1,100 engagements. A screenshot of her tweet was also published to Lahren’s Facebook pag
REVIEW On 9 December 2021, The First TV network broadcasted this video interview between host Dana Loesch and Robert Malone. The interview went viral on Facebook, receiving more than 88,000 interactions only on Loesch’s Facebook page. In addition,
“Dr. Ugur Sahin, CEO of BioNTech and inventor of the BIO N TECH Pfizer jab, refuses to take the jab for safety reasons.”
SciCheck Digest The COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. were found to be safe and effective in clinical trials and real-world conditions. Dr. Anthony Fauci did not admit that “Covid Vaccines May Actually Make People ‘Worse,'” as a
“Dr. Fauci opens up the possibility that the COVID-19 vaccine could be making people more likely to be infected by the virus.”
REVIEW A 19 March 2020 Facebook Live conversation between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Anthony Fauci, the director for the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, was recently used to spread misinformation about the COVID-19 v
Today the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill published their report on the government’s proposed legislation, due next year. We thank the MPs, Peers, and staff who produced this important and thoughtful report in such a short t
A video from before EU's vaccine roll out is being shared with a false narrative. Both Dr. Ugur Sahin and his wife are vaccinated.
The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of the pill ahead of a public meeting next week.
A Facebook post claims that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), says that hand gel “causes cancer”. The post uses what appears to be a code for the FDA, by writing F/D/apple symbol. The post also says that this has followed “da
REVIEW Misinformation discouraging COVID-19 vaccination has taken many forms. One of them involves misleading claims suggesting that COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers marketed unsafe products in the past. These narratives foster distrust in the product
Social media posts repeatedly misuse unverified reports to a federal database designed to detect safety issues in vaccines to falsely claim that COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous. In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias teamed up to debunk mi
Are electric vehicles having a negative effect on all societies around the world? No, that's not true: The Nature article that the Facebook user links to as support doesn't even agree with the user's claims that electric vehicles (EVs) do
The ruling promises to complicate daily travel and commutes for thousands of riders for an unspecified length of time.
More than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship company of being a toxic work environment and not adhering to proper safety protocols.
Unvaccinated players will be tested far more often than their vaccinated colleagues and face a slew of other restrictions.
In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias teamed up to debunk false claims made by a doctor in Idaho about COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and treatments. COVID-19 mRNA vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna have been found to be safe and effecti
The incident went viral.
REVIEW In December 2020, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine became the first COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use in the U.S. Since then, the country has administered more than 202 million doses of this vaccine to its population. On 23 Au