An October 2021 viral video rehashed an old controversy.
Health agencies worldwide state that a person is fully vaccinated after two weeks of receiving their final dose.
Is California mandating a vaccine with a mortality rate 174 times higher than the COVID-19 virus? No, that's not true: No children or adolescents died in the COVID vaccine trials, Pfizer told Lead Stories. The claim appeared in an Instagr
Another way to put 700,000 deaths into perspective: This is more than the population of Washington D.C.
Those who are not vaccinated are far more likely to become seriously unwell or die from COVID-19.
Many parents and pediatricians are clamoring for protection for children younger than 12.
With COVID-19 still surging in parts of the country and booster shots being rolled out to strengthen immunity against the virus, many are still hesitant to get their first vaccine doses. A recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that a m
Did more than 48,000 people die within 14 days of receiving COVID-19 vaccines, according to data revealed in the "Medicare Tracking System"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that there have been that many deaths caused by COVID v
An obituary for Jessica Berg Wilson, who died after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, went viral online.
In the first six weeks it was available online, a video claiming as much garnered nearly 900,000 views.
COVID-19 is mainly spread through droplets and aerosols. Knowing this and protecting yourself against this is not hysteria.
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 the AMR ambulance company in the LA County area recently terminate approximately 30% of its employees for failing to comply with the company's COVID-19 vaccine mandate? No, that's not true: The Emergency Medical Technician union, IAEP
There is no evidence that COVID-19 vaccines can make children seriously ill or cause death. The statement by Vernon Coleman is false.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. COVID-19 can cause severe disease and even death.
A 52-page report from a pair of anti-vaccine advocates claims to present the truth about COVID-19 vaccines. However, it does just the opposite. The website Stop World Control published the so-called Vaccine Death Report in September 2021, and it was
A COVID-19 vaccination requirement for teachers and other staff members took effect in New York City’s sprawling public school system in a key test of the employee vaccination mandates now being rolled out across the country.
REVIEW On 22 September 2021, OffGuardian published an article, which was reprinted by ZeroHedge and shared by other websites like InfoWars, listing 30 claims related to COVID-19. These articles, which went viral, received altogether more than 19,000
Bill Gates advocates vaccination. The claim originated from a satirical article on a conspiracy site and was amplified on social media.
Does a 52-page pdf entitled, "The Vaccine Death Report" show how dangerous and deadly COVID-19 vaccines are? No, that's not true: This document contains an international cast of claims that have already been debunked. The vaccine disinfor
SciCheck Digest NBA star Bradley Beal made some misleading comments — shared in viral video clips — about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. No vaccine is 100% effective, but clinical trials and studies show the COVID-19 vaccines are very effe
The Supreme Court says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19.
The ACMA investigation report on Sky News host Alan Jones states his comments on COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria in August 2020 were inaccurate.
If cleared, the drug would be the first pill shown to treat COVID-19, a potentially major advance in efforts to fight the pandemic.
The rise in deaths in 2021 was not necessarily because of the administration of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Did President Joe Biden order dishonorable discharge for 46% of U.S. service members who refused COVID-19 vaccination? No, that's not true: Although the Biden administration opposed sections of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA
In a viral video, the mother showed hospital paperwork in response to TikTok commenters who didn't believe her 2-month-old babies tested positive for COVID-19.
REVIEW This video, originally posted to TikTok and shared on social media platforms, claimed that people who received a COVID-19 vaccine can’t donate convalescent plasma because the vaccine “wipes out” natural antibodies. The video
Social media posts claim the Scandinavian nation stated it was “no more dangerous than the flu.”
Here's a window into this conspiracy theory going viral among the president's critics.
COVID-19 vaccines provide higher levels of protection against severe disease, including hospitalization and death.
A video posted on Facebook suggests that ethylene oxide, a gas used to sterilise lateral flow swabs, will react upon contact with moisture and create deadly antifreeze and that ethylene oxide can immediately cause cancer. The video also claims that the
Does suramin or pine needle tea cure autism and serve as an antidote to people's adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines? No, that's not true: There is no evidence pine needle tea contains suramin, a drug invented by Bayer in the 20th cent
A September 28 2021 Imgur post (below) purportedly contrasted the state of Alabama with the Republic of Ireland in “Covid stats”; it appeared to be a screenshot of a post to r/Ireland from the same day: Ireland Covid stats versus
"I'm currently hiding in the bathroom, because every time I try to leave, I start crying again."
Do the COVID-19 vaccines contain "sharp metal pieces" or some kind of "metal structure"? No, that's not true. A video claims doctors and scientists have performed a new experiment where they looked at vials of "pure vaccine" for multiple
REVIEW As of 22 September 2021, 54% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But discussions about the possible waning of vaccine-induced immunity over time and the spread of the Delta SARS-CoV-2 variant has prompted scient
Only 34 districts have been declared COVID-19 free so far. Several health bodies have warned against using Ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19.
A real video of Bill Gates from July 2020 is being shared on Instagram in a post from 23 September 2021. The post misleadingly uses the video to suggest that the Covid-19 vaccines may not work. The original video comes from 22 July 2020, and shows Mr G
Reports of suspected adverse reactions to a vaccine are rarely sufficient to confirm that they are caused by the vaccine.