Photographs of a truck advertising "Wilmore Funeral Home" in North Carolina emerged in September 2021. But who was really behind the campaign?
In a 30-second video on Instagram, a woman made several inaccurate statements regarding Japan’s response to the pandemic and its use of the Moderna vaccine. The caption: “Japan says goodbye Moderna, hello ivermectin.” “It was ju
A Facebook post claims the German government has halted the use of Covid-19 vaccines, saying they are unsafe. The post states there has been a two week “pause” of licensing of the drugs so the government can “reflect on damages
Are disposable medical swabs that have been sterilized using ethylene oxide gas carcinogenic and considered dangerous? No, that's not true: It is commonly used to sterilize medical equipment and disposable products like swabs and wound dr
A Wisconsin woman accidentally shot a friend while using the laser sight on a handgun to play with a cat.
The tweet in question came from a real doctor. The copy-pasted tweets were shared in an effort to discredit the doctor.
In a video from a school board meeting gone viral, an Indiana family doctor claims that this summer’s surge in COVID-19 cases is caused by COVID-19 vaccines. More specifically, Dr. Dan Stock blames “antibody mediated viral enhancement,”
"They didn't allow" Simone Biles "to take her ADHD medication."
Is InfoWars providing evidence-based information when it reports a doctor's claim that COVID-19 vaccines likely cause permanent heart damage in most patients that may kill some within three years? No, that's not true: The report is based
Did Hermann Goering say that the only reason Nazism worked in Germany was because the government convinced the German people to be afraid? No, that's not true: A history professor says there is no evidence of Goering, a leader in Nazi Ger
Does Denmark require its citizens to grow field flowers for bees using 5% of the country's land? No, that's not true: Although Denmark has biodiversity measures in place and there are recommendations for measures to help bees, a spokesman
On July 21 2021, viral content site Upworthy published “Catholic leader who wanted to deny Biden communion resigns after caught using gay dating app,” asserting: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure la
There is no credible evidence to verify whether Kitex Garments collaborated with Jockey to create clothing using NASA technology.
Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to do.
State police have cited the driver of the tractor-trailer that struck and severely damaged a Boston-area overpass on Interstate 93.
Sometimes it's better not to take a headline literally.
WHO said that they do not know to what extent vaccination protects against the ability to be infected and urged everyone to wear a mask.
A container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world’s largest ports caught fire late Wednesday, causing an explosion that sent tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates, authorities said.
In Naperville, about 25 miles outside Chicago, 16 homes were left “uninhabitable” and dozens of other homes were damaged when a reported tornado touched down late at night.
Several U.S. politicians have spoken to credible media outlets about the riots, and its footage was also released.
A Colorado baker violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman, a state judge has ruled.
Is Walmart banning plastic and other bags at all its locations on July 1, 2021? No, there's no plan for a corporation-wide move to go "bagless," according to a Walmart spokesperson. However, single-use plastic bags are banned in some stat
Polluted water has caused deaths among children in Gaza. However, there is no evidence that Israel is poisoning the water.
The FDA recommends that patients prescribed Metformin continue taking the drug until consulting with their health care provider.
California state lawmakers are grappling with a particularly 21st-century problem: What to do with the growing number of shopping malls and big box retail stores left empty by consumers shifting their purchases to the web.
Are COVID-19 vaccines rewriting patients' DNA, sneaking microchips into people's bodies and causing infertility? No, that's not true: The claims are made without citations to research or other evidence and are directly refuted by public h
Often the article doesn’t actually say what the headline promised. We call this an ‘edline’. It isn’t easy for journalists to reduce an article to a headline of just a few words. Often something important goes missing, or they e
REVIEW An article published on 18 May 2021 claimed that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed COVID-19 test criteria to reduce vaccine breakthrough cases and make it seem as if COVID-19 vaccines work, while inflating case
Chances are, you’ve used your phone while it was charging. It might even be plugged in now as you’re reading this. But if you’ve been on YouTube or TikTok recently, you may have come across this viral video, which claims that it’s dangerous to
Statements made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson furthered theories that a manipulated virus spilled over from a lab in Wuhan, China.
Are "about 40 To 50% Of CDC, FDA employees" refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Drs. Anthony Fauci and Peter Marks? No, that is not true. Fauci, who is director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Fo
The Israeli public in general has long felt the international media focus too heavily on the Palestinian side of the story while minimizing Israeli concerns and suffering.
Is the Keystone Pipeline closed and is that causing a gas shortage? No, that's not true. The gas shortage on the East Coast of the United States in May 2021 was triggered by a cyberattack that caused the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline,
Product testers warned of a potential security issue.
The HEMATO UC-MSC technology developed by a UoH incubated startup helped COVID-19 patients recover faster and with fewer side effects in a study.
The landmark is rumored to be the “world’s largest signature.”
The answer to this question involves a pretty big but.
A picture that looked like a CDC PowerPoint slide was shared on social media.
Social media posts shared thousands of times claim Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg urged Chinese people to stop using traditional chopsticks in order to save trees. The claim is false: AFP found no record of such remarks, while a spokesperson f
Police video shows a Louisiana officer using a stun gun on a handcuffed 67-year-old man sitting in a patrol car's back seat and then saying, “Scream again."