REVIEW An article about the COVID-19 vaccines was published by LifeSiteNews on 30 September 2021. Earlier this year, LifeSiteNews was permanently banned by Facebook for repeatedly violating the company’s COVID-19 policies. The website, whose a
The dead animal was likely floating for weeks in the Pacific Ocean before it washed ashore.
Does a study find vaccinated patients are 27 times more likely to develop COVID symptoms than unvaccinated? No, that's not true: The study, based on medical records of the Maccabi Health Service HMO in Israel, found that vaccinated patien
Cases of myocarditis of COVID-19 vaccine are rare and typically mild. You are more likely to experience myocarditis if you have COVID-19.
Central government employees and pensioners' DA and DR were increased from 17 percent to 28 percent effective July 1, 2021.
While it is possible, Bourla said that Pfizer are able to formulate a new vaccine within 90 days of any new variants appearing.
None of these animal groups will become extinct within five years, although some specific species are critically endangered.
Environment secretary George Eustice has been criticised for an article he wrote in the Mail on Sunday about an alpaca due to be culled after testing positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB). The alpaca named Geronimo first tested positive in 2017, but h
Did Allied bomber pilots drop wooden bombs on German decoy airfields made from wood to let them know they saw through the ruse? While no historical sources can confirm this story beyond a doubt, researchers have compiled eyewitness accoun
Readers have asked us to explain a public argument between scientists over the dangers of Covid-19 to children. The argument took place on Twitter, and concerned a BBC News article published on 9 July about recent scientific research that assessed the
REVIEW On 18 July 2021, political commentator Tomi Lahren published this tweet claiming that vaccinated people can “get COVID-19 and have over 99% chance of survival”, just like unvaccinated people, suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines aren’t use
REVIEW On 19 July 2021, a video titled “Delta variant targets vaxxers” was published on the Facebook group TLC4Superteams, run by a chiropractic organization. In the video, chiropractor Jen DePice claimed that a Harvard study showed vaccinated p
Different variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, have emerged since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Each variant has specific mutations that make it genetically distinct from other variants and from the precursor (wild-type) vi
The lab leak theory still remains a hypothesis and has not been proven.
REVIEW Drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) refers to any sexual assault where alcohol or drugs were used to compromise an individual’s ability to give consent. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) defines two ways a DFSA can oc
Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes.
There is no peer-reviewed scientific evidence to compare Covidshield and Covaxin's efficacy in producing COVID-19 antibodies.
The White House has launched a month-long blitz to combat vaccine hesitancy and a lack of urgency to get shots, particularly in the South and Midwest.
Early data released by Public Health England suggests an increased risk of hospitalization with the Delta variant compared to the Alpha variant.
It was a rare departure for Pence, who spent four years standing loyally beside his boss amid controversy, investigation and impeachment.
From the COVID-19 pandemic to the presidential election, 2020 was rife with misinformation.
With so many people losing their abilities to taste and smell due to COVID-19, the internet has been overloaded with tricks, hacks and home remedies for how to get your senses back. One supposed “solution” that’s been making the rounds on YouTube
https://www.brookings.edu/techstream/when-are-readers-likely-to-believe-a-fact-check/ In an era of incr
It will be two months before the former Minneapolis police officer learns his sentence for George Floyd’s death.
An April 13 2021 Facebook screenshot of a tweet was part of disordered discourse surrounding a “pause” by the Biden administration of the Johnson & Johnson shot for COVID-19. As conspiracy theories about and disinformation about the eff
REVIEW On 13 March 2021, Vernon Coleman posted a video on the platform BrandNewTube, in which he claimed that the COVID-19 vaccines are “dangerous” and caused numerous health problems like strokes. Within two weeks, the video reached 240,000 views
A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely.”
The long-expected report from the WHO is being closely watched since discovering the origins of the virus could help scientists prevent future pandemics.
SUMMARY The National Geographic article discusses findings from a study published in March 2021 by Covey et al. and partly funded by the National Geographic Society. This study assessed the role of the Amazon rainforest in global climate change,
“If the situation is tough and it would make the (Japanese) consumers concerned, that is a situation we need to avoid from happening,” organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto said.
“Vapers with Covid-19 up to 20% more likely to transmit it than infected non-smoker [...] Vapers who have Covid-19 are up to 17% more likely to transmit the virus, spreading it in clouds of smoke”. The Telegraph, 7 February 2021. “V
The study by Israeli researchers has not been published and peer-reviewed. It is early to ascertain results at this stage of the research.
Federal safety officials are expected to announce the long-awaited probable cause or causes of the tragedy that unleashed worldwide grief for the retired basketball star.
The WHO team, which included experts from 10 countries, has been considering many theories for how the disease first ended up in humans.
Did the massive and sudden increase in the value of GameStop stock set off by the buying frenzy from the Reddit r/WallStreetBets community the week of January 25, 2021 cause nearly $4 trillion in losses for global market capitalization? Y
Medical and public health experts repeatedly called on the Justice Department to delay executions, arguing the setup at prisons made them especially vulnerable to outbreaks.
Could it really be true that one of Washington’s bitterest adversaries would have a stooge at the very top of its ranks?
While far smaller than any other branch of the military, Space Force is acquiring the standard trappings of a service, including an official flag, logo, seal and doctrine.