Viktor Liashko is a Ukrainian citizen by birth. Claims stating otherwise are intended to discredit the Ukrainian administration.
REVIEW The legal market for cannabis is soaring in the U.S. since the 2018 Farm Bill classified hemp, a variety of the plant Cannabis sativa, as a crop and not as a drug. This market is expected to grow by 37% to reach 19.5 billion by 2025. The main
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pfizer tweeted in February about the dangers of blood clots in veins, which are relatively common and affect as many as 900,000 Americans each year. A story shared on social media, howe
Biden's plan seeks to shrink America’s chronic gap in care between diseases of the body and those of the mind.
Evolving public health guidance and scientific findings over the past two years have many claiming that lawmakers and health officials “lied.” This overlooks the challenges of a rapidly-evolving virus and reflects a misunderstanding of how science
Did Public Health Scotland (PHS) stop publishing weekly COVID-19 data to hide that fully vaccinated people are developing AIDS? No, that's not true: The agency said it's because of an "increasing risk of misinterpretation." COVID skeptics
Do healthy children "never ever" get severe COVID-19 and do mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 undermine children's immune systems, putting them at risk for other infectious diseases? No, that's not true: Pediatric infectious disease research
SciCheck Digest Clinical and real-world studies have shown that the COVID-19 vaccines are effective in preventing serious disease, and there is a long history of vaccine requirements in the U.S. But a list of bogus claims, shared around the world in re
Does this video show the first day of an authentic hearing before an international court with recognized and enforceable power to convene a grand jury weighing criminal charges? No, that's not true: It's a fake court proceeding. Although
The “top ten most unhealthy U.S. cities” are San Francisco; Seattle; Portland, Oregon; San Diego; Honolulu; Washington; Austin, Texas; Irving, Texas; Portland, Maine; and Denver.
A post on Instagram claims that incidences of health conditions such as female infertility, neurological abnormalities and cancers have dramatically increased, citing figures claimed to have come from the NHS. It’s not clear what time perio
Did Dan Bongino show a graphic that accurately showed that the unhealthiest cities in the United States are run by liberal politicians? No, that's not true: He showed a graphic during his February 5, 2022, show on Fox News that inverted t
DGAC removed cholesterol from the nutrients of concern list as evidence showed no relationship between dietary and blood cholesterol.
"In 2022, illegal immigrants will have MORE FREEDOMS and easier access to healthcare and ballot boxes than most Americans... Just think about that."
REVIEW Retired nurse practitioner John Campbell published a YouTube video, titled “Freedom of information revelation”. In the video, Campbell claimed that this request “shows the number of deaths actually solely attributable to Covid may be wa
Did Dr. Kerry Chant, the New South Wales, Australia, chief health officer, post a tweet that dismissed the deaths of three children while celebrating a "better than expected" result of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children? No, that's
"If the FAA is worried about what the 5G deployment will do to the planes, what do you think it will do to our bodies?"
SciCheck Digest Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who as a diabetic is at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, has participated remotely in recent Supreme Court arguments. But Ted Nugent posted a bogus headline on Facebook — using a CNBC logo and
Did the Washington State Board of Health adopt a rule that would involuntarily place unvaccinated residents, including children, into COVID-19 quarantine camps? No, that's not true: The board made an administrative rule change to the law
There's no evidence Nolan accused Djokovic of being a threat to health services.
Previously, U.S. and European health authorities didn't recommend mask-wearing. However, we now know mask-wearing can reduce COVID-19 transmission.
In February 2020, as the earliest COVID-19 cases cropped up in the U.S., the late conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh told his listeners there was no need to worry. “The […] The post No, public health officials aren’t passing off the co
“Maybe they’re just calling the common cold … the omicron variant.”
“Poor oral health ‘raises risk of mental illness by a third’” Daily Telegraph, 20 December 2021. The print version of the Telegraph has reported a new study on the links between gum disease and the risk of chronic health condit
An article from an anti-vaccine website claims that thousands of fetuses died after their mothers were administered the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy. “2,809 Dead Babies in VAERS Following COVID Shots […] The post An anti-vaccine websit
"2,809 Dead Babies in VAERS Following COVID Shots as New Documents Prove Pfizer, the FDA, and the CDC Knew the Shots Were Not Safe for Pregnant Women"
On 11 December the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) tweeted that Covid-19 passes would be required at some events in England from 15 December. However at the time of writing, this controversial measure is not yet law and has not yet been pa
Q: Is Pope Francis dying? A: There is no credible evidence that he is terminally ill. The viral claim is based on a single news story published Dec. 7 by Newsmax, a conservative news outlet, which attributed the information to an unidentified Vatican s
Warnings about heart problems and blood clots in cold weather are to cover up COVID-19 vaccine side effects.
The guidance report does not say COVID-19 vaccines are causing myocarditis and pericarditis. The report has been misinterpreted.
Is there evidence that millimeter waves from 5G, the fifth generation of wireless networks, cause health problems in humans? No, that's not true: Although some researchers have expressed reservations regarding the rollout of 5G, many heal
Does this collection of images and this caption accurately portray protests against Austrian COVID-19 mandates between November and December of 2021, in the capital of Vienna? No, that's not true: Online reverse image searches reveal that
Athletes are collapsing with heart-related issues due to the COVID-19 vaccines
Does this video unmask new-in-November-2021 evidence that Dr. Anthony Fauci helped mastermind the COVID-19 pandemic to bring humankind under government control? No, that's not true: The October, 2019 C-SPAN video has been the subject of c
Do health care workers giving COVID-19 tests need to quarantine after coming into contact with those who test positive? No, that's not true: Those workers are wearing personal protective equipment and are only in close contact for the sec
“Incredibly, 40 per cent of all day-to-day spending by the State now goes to the health sector.” Daily Mail, 17 November 2021. The Daily Mail has claimed that “incredibly” 40% of day-to-day state spending goes to the health sec
Although the woman had underlying conditions, a historic heat wave in Canada led to her physical health deteriorating further.