This line of thinking first appeared in a foreword authored by the prince to an out-of-print 1986 book titled "People as Animals" by socialite Fleur Cowles.
A video has been shared tens of thousands of times by Pakistani Facebook users that claims Italian doctors discovered Covid-19 is caused by a bacteria. The video goes on to claim the bacteria is somehow spread through the "poisonous waves of 5G",
Multiple Facebook posts share a claim that people become more prone to Covid-19 infection after they receive their first of two vaccine doses. The claim is misleading: while people who have received the Covid-19 jab can still contract the virus, gettin
The situation is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots.
REVIEW On 29 March 2021, marketing and life coach Damon Jones, who goes by the handle @youngkhanthadon on Instagram, posted a video on Instagram, which was then shared on a Facebook page called Vintage King on 31 March 2021. In the video, a man iden
And why do people hate the word itself?
REVIEW On 4 March 2021, pathologist Ryan Cole gave a speech to lawmakers at the Idaho State Capitol Building. Cole made several claims about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines, several of which were previously debunked by fact-checkers. His speech w
The decision is a sharp turnaround from the slow pace California has taken on lifting restrictions, and comes as the governor urges people to continue being vigilant about wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
Worshippers are marking a second annual Holy Week under various movement restrictions amid outbreaks fanned by more contagious strains.
A video has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim that it shows a person who died “within 15 minutes” of receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. The claim, however, is false: the footage in fact shows a man who collapsed from an unrelated
As Thailand launched its coronavirus vaccination drive, a claim circulated on Facebook and messaging app Line in late March 2021 that all adults aged over 19 could receive the jab in the Thai capital Bangkok. The claim is false: as of March 30, 2021
Repeating something countless times over the course of a year does not actually make it a fact.
“This is deadly serious,” Biden said, urging governors to reinstate mask mandates and other restrictions that some states have been easing.
We heard from many of you that you are having trouble persuading people close to you to take the COVID vaccine. You wished there was something you could pass along to people with the actual facts about the vaccine, not scary myths about why a
In March 2021, "The View" co-host apologized for "any past comments" that aided former President Donald Trump's "racist rhetoric." But what exactly did she say?
REVIEW In March 2021, a series of Facebook posts (see examples here, here, and here) discussing what viruses are and if viruses and bacteria can cause diseases were posted by chiropractor Melissa Sell. The posts made a number of inaccurate and misle
REVIEW On 6 March 2021, the independent consultant Geert Vanden Bossche published an open letter to the World Health Organization on Twitter. In it, Vanden Bossche claimed that COVID-19 vaccines “should not be used amid an epidemic” and
Watch out for this fake email renewal scam that was created to look as if it was official correspondence from Norton Internet Security.
REVIEW An article published by Collective Evolution in January 2019 claimed that the milk protein casein is a carcinogen and “turns on cancer”. According to the article, the claim is supported by a book titled “The China Study”, authored by
Did Tom Hanks die of coronavirus in March of 2020? Or, were reports of his 'death' last year just a code to let certain people know that he had been indicted? Was Hanks then executed in May of 2020? Has the public been tricked with comput
We also transcribed more of Baker's purported "had a bad day" remarks in reference to the motive behind the March 2021 Georgia spa killings.
The former president had called into Fox on March 16 to talk about issues unrelated to the Atlanta-area mass shooting.
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/amazon-covid-conspiracy-books Conspiracy theorist D
There has been a lot of vaccine misinformation circulating the web, including the false claim that there is a tracking chip inside the COVID-19 vaccine. While there is a radio-frequency identification chip on the outside of some syringes, it’s there
One year ago, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The NBA suspended its season. About 1,000 Americans were infected, and the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Today, more than 500,000 Ameri
Johnson said the “best immunity possible” probably comes from having covid-19, so he would not be getting the vaccine. Experts say he's wrong.
Though research has found that mask mandates and limits on group activities such as indoor dining can help slow the spread of the coronavirus, states with greater government-imposed restrictions have not always fared better than those without them.
Much of the job of correcting misinformation about COVID-19 has fallen to the world’s front-line medical workers.
The Senate Majority leader claims Senate Democrats did not block coronavirus legislation in 2020, but that depends on which narrative you embrace.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has tried shifting concern about the virus’ spread to migrants with COVID-19 crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, though without evidence they are a significant factor.
“Help is here,” Biden tweeted moments after the roll call, which ended with applause from Democratic lawmakers.
The measure provides up to $1,400 direct payments to most Americans, extended emergency unemployment benefits and hundreds of billions for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, schools, state and local governments and ailing industries from airlines to co
Multiple South Korean Facebook users have shared an image of a public health campaign poster, purportedly from a Swiss medical organisation, which advises people not to take a Covid-19 vaccine. The poster is a fake; it has been doctored from a real Sw
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin stressed Sunday that he wants to keep the procedural hurdle known as the filibuster — but notes there are other ways change the rules.
A nonpartisan academic report released this said most false narratives in the Spanish-language community “were translated from English and circulated via prominent platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, as well as in closed group chat platform
Bleary-eyed senators approved the sprawling package on a 50-49 party-line vote.
Senate Republicans prepared to vote lockstep against the relief bill, taking the calculated political risk that Americans will sour on the big-dollar spending.
Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging that he and cohorts made over $13 million by fooling investors zealous over the emerging cryptocurrency market.
A post on Facebook falsely claims that Covid-19 tests have a 100% false positive rate, because the virus causing the disease cannot be detected with tests. This is completely untrue. The post shares a screenshot that says: “I want you to truly un
5G technology cannot contribute to constructing deadly viruses. The publisher has retracted the study.