A widely shared article from Delaware Ohio News claims: “Biden Orders VA to Withhold Health Benefits From Unvaccinated Veterans.” The article has also been shared on Facebook with the caption: “Say how Anti American you are with
Does a study find vaccinated patients are 27 times more likely to develop COVID symptoms than unvaccinated? No, that's not true: The study, based on medical records of the Maccabi Health Service HMO in Israel, found that vaccinated patien
The CDC research has several limitations and is only restricted to the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Gates smiled very often through the interview. He did not suggest that unvaccinated should be stripped of their Social Security.
The president indeed unveiled sweeping requirements for vaccines and testing that could impact as many as 100 million Americans.
The famous astrophysicist deleted the tweet, saying it was causing unintended "Twitter fights."
The Daily Expose has misinterpreted PHE's data. The number of deaths and the rate of hospitalization is much smaller in the vaccinated population.
COVID-19 vaccines can protect the people around us from getting infected. They are safe and effective.
The video has been edited to mislead people. The army is not forcing people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
A copypasta meme spread misinformation about critically ill children.
Did CNN publish an article describing a 40-year-old COVID-19 victim's sentiments toward unvaccinated people? No, that's not true: The satirical story about a severely obese woman who was vaccinated and is now dying from COVID-19 was not p
Does a study say fully vaccinated health care workers carry 251 times the viral load of unvaccinated and pose a threat to unvaccinated patients and co-workers? No, that's not true: This is a distortion of what the published paper actually
REVIEW An article published on 24 August 2021 by Children’s Health Defense, an organization that opposes vaccination, claimed that research showed “vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to
A Facebook post authored by someone touting toxicology credentials joined the growing field of inaccurate claims that falsely blame the vaccine for a pandemic that has stretched into a second year. The Aug. 13 post was a screenshot of information tha
Does an opinion column in The Pulse accurately characterize the fatality risk COVID poses and does it correctly describe what is shown by data in the VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System)? No, that's not true: Without noting that
A Facebook post suggests thousands of unvaccinated doctors and nurses will lose their jobs for refusing a Covid-19 vaccine. The context of the post seems to be an upcoming public consultation which will inform the government’s decision on w
The majority of United States residents who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 are white, according to available state data and survey research. That contradicts Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s claim that, “in most states,” Black
Did more than 75 doctors walk out of a south Florida hospital rather than treat unvaccinated COVID-19 patients? No, that's not true: The event was not a "walkout," as the doctors did not interrupt their workday to gather for what one part
REVIEW The U.S. initiated a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign in mid-December 2020 after clinical trials showed that COVID-19 vaccines were safe and effective. As of 7 August 2021, more than 166 million people (50.1% of the population) were f
Pastor Greg Locke either fundamentally misunderstood, or grossly misrepresented, the contents of Executive Order 83, signed by the Republican governor in August 2021.
Do vaccinated and unvaccinated people face the same risks from COVID-19? No, that's not true: People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 have substantially better outcomes. They are much less likely than unvaccinated people to get s
Did individuals in Italy who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 burn their vaccine "passes" in solidarity with unvaccinated individuals? No, that's not true: Italy's COVID-19 "green" certification is a digital pass -- not a green piece
COVID-19 cases have increased daily, more people have been vaccinated in Europe, and countries are taking measures to stop the spread of the virus.
Cedric Daniels and Joshua Bradstreet Contreras initially didn't think they really needed the coronavirus vaccine.
It’s safer to be unvaccinated than vaccinated against COVID-19.
REVIEW After authorizing the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in late 2020, the U.S. entered a nationwide vaccination campaign. As of 28 July 2021, 49% of the population has been fully vaccinated. Claims raising doubts about the effectivenes
A growing number of employers are imposing rules to make it more onerous for employees to refuse vaccinations.
SciCheck Digest Florida health officials have reported a 60% rise in COVID-19 cases, and hospitals are reporting that 95% of COVID-19 patients are not fully vaccinated. But a Facebook post makes the baseless claims that Florida’s numbers are not
Is a vaccinated person wrong to believe an unvaccinated person is a threat to their health? No, that's not true: No vaccine is 100% effective, so the vaccinated person is still at risk of infection and, at the time the post appeared, unva
REVIEW The U.K. was one of the first countries to initiate its nationwide vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on 8 December 2020. As of 22 July 2021, more than 36 million people received two doses and are thus fully vaccinated. This represents 69%
Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do.
Medical director Jonathan Finnoff estimated 83% of athletes had replied they were vaccinated.
No evidence exists that the French president made a viral quote attributed to him.
REVIEW On 18 July 2021, political commentator Tomi Lahren published this tweet claiming that vaccinated people can “get COVID-19 and have over 99% chance of survival”, just like unvaccinated people, suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines aren’t use
REVIEW On 19 July 2021, a video titled “Delta variant targets vaxxers” was published on the Facebook group TLC4Superteams, run by a chiropractic organization. In the video, chiropractor Jen DePice claimed that a Harvard study showed vaccinated p
Conspiracy theorists seized upon a supposedly satirical article, and deployed it as inflammatory disinformation against the president.
Different variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, have emerged since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Each variant has specific mutations that make it genetically distinct from other variants and from the precursor (wild-type) vi
REVIEW In early July 2021, this meme claiming that “a vaccinated person might get sick from the virus they got vaccinated against because you’re not vaccinated” went viral on social media platforms. The meme received more than 65,000 interacti
REVIEW Global COVID-19 vaccination received unprecedented public attention for being the largest vaccination campaign ever. COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demonstrated high efficacy in large clinical tria