Does a report from the German public health agency Robert Koch Institute (RKI) show that 95% of those infected with the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are vaccinated? No, that's not true: This calculation is based on incomplete d
Do fully vaccinated people account for 89% of COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom? No, that's not true: The actual percentage is less than half that number and the claim misleadingly attributes the figures to The Lancet science journal.
Jurors deliberated for five full days before finding Maxwell guilty of five of six counts.
More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have soared to their highest level on record.
The gain followed a gradual increase since October.
In a Christmas Day 2021 court filing, the lawyers asked the judge to toss the indictment.
Does the International Criminal Court (ICC) have a "case" before it concerning serious crimes related to COVID-19? No, that's not true: Although a complaint was filed alleging crimes committed against people in the United Kingdom related
It came as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida hit its highest level since the start of the pandemic.
REVIEW Clinical trials showed that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was safe and effective in the five to 15-year-old population. However, data collected from vaccinated people post-authorization revealed that this vaccine was associated with
The CDC numbers showed nearly a six-fold increase in omicron's share of infections in only one week.
Kim Potter's attorney argued the former Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, officer made an honest mistake by pulling her handgun instead of her Taser.
Did the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) admit that COVID-19 vaccines cause more instances of carditis, or heart inflammation, than the agency has previously stated? No, that's not true: Such a claim pulls numbers from the
Court records show that the singer and his son Sean Stewart entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of simple battery.
The U.K. has seen a cancer specialization workforce shortage since pre-pandemic times. The figures in this post are overstated.
Does the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have a plan in place to instruct employees on how to proceed after a disaster such as a nuclear bomb explosion? Yes, it does: Like other executive government departments and agencies, the IRS is req
Was the definition of what constitutes a positive COVID-19 test changed to include the omicron variant? No, that's not true: The variant (SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529) was first reported to the World Health Organization from South Africa on Nove
Assange, 50, is currently being held at London’s high-security Belmarsh Prison.
Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection as the chairman of the panel pledged to move forward with contempt charges.
Did Japan endorse the use of ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19, sending cases plummeting in late August 2021? No, that's not true: While Haruo Ozaki, the chairman of the Tokyo Medical Association, said at an August 13, 2021, press co
Says Virgil Abloh was a defendant in Ghislaine Maxwell’s criminal case when he died a day before the trial started.
A person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the COVID-19 omicron variant.
A post on Facebook claims to show “another giant Nubian mummy found in North America” adding “they have found to [sic] many to count”. The photo is genuine, and shows a mummy being given a CT scan at Quirónsalud Madrid Un
REVIEW Various countries experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases in 2021 despite ongoing vaccination campaigns. Certain outlets took advantage of the Delta wave to question the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines. An example of this is this article
Britain became the latest country Saturday to report cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus.
The prosecution gets the final word because it carries the burden of proving its case beyond a reasonable doubt.
REVIEW An article published by Becker News in mid-November 2021, written by former Fox News writer Kyle Becker, claimed in its headline that “The CDC Finally Admits a Massive Number of Americans Have ‘Natural Immunity’: 146.6 Million People”
The defense rested its case at the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, setting the stage for closing arguments in the shootings that left Americans divided over whether he was a patriot taking a stand against lawlessness or a vigilante.
We took a closer look at the numbers in this viral tweet.
The judge did not immediately rule on the request.
A prosecutor investigating accusations that former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo groped a woman asked a judge for more time to evaluate the evidence, saying the criminal complaint filed by the local sheriff was “potentially defective,” according to a
Sky News explained what happened with the purported "Matrix glitch."
Did COVID-19 cases in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) drop in 71 out of 75 districts 24 hours after implementing ivermectin protocol? No, that's not true. While coronavirus cases plummeted in UP after peaking in late April 2021, it
Batali pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman after taking a selfie with her at a Boston restaurant in 2017.
A tweet with over 5,000 retweets claimed on 18 October: “There were 229,000 new cases of coronavirus in the world yesterday. The UK provided 20% of them. 1 in 5 of the new cases in the whole world was on our little island.” That’s not
REVIEW Between July and August 2021, Indonesia experienced a second surge in COVID-19 cases that caused over 50,000 deaths in the country. National Geographic reported that Indonesia had become a new major epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly
Is South Africa's highest court "set to free the continent from the new world order and the central bank" when they issue a decision on a case filed by Ricardo Maarman on September 27, 2021? No, that's not true: This headline prematurely
REVIEW Between March and May 2021, National Geographic reported that India was suffering the “worst COVID-19 surge in the world” that raised the country’s death toll to over 400,000. The number of daily COVID-19 cases peaked in May 2021, d
On TikTok and Twitter, opponents of the COVID-19 vaccines have been sharing a table that they claim shows how ineffective vaccines are. One TikTokker, writing in a style designed to thwart efforts to block misinformation, used the table in her video. &
Did a funeral director from Milton Keynes, England, make a case that the coronavirus pandemic is a hoax, or that it is caused by the COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: O'Looney's conspiracy theories defy logic and are readily dismisse
The disappearance of 22-year-old Gabrielle Petito has captivated the public, with national news organizations devoting substantial coverage to the twists and turns of the investigation and social media users scouring Petito’s Instagram and YouTube ac