The majority of United States residents who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 are white, according to available state data and survey research. That contradicts Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s claim that, “in most states,” Black
This article links to footage that is potentially distressing. A video with a misleading caption claiming to show the Taliban throwing people from a plane in Afghanistan has been seen more than 50,000 times on Instagram. The distressing footage actuall
Memes claimed that vaccinated people were therefore contributing to the mid-summer COVID-19 surge.
Does the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, more commonly known by its acronym HIPAA, protect people from having to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status at a restaurant, bar or similar business or organization? No, t
Can people wanting to report someone for not wearing a mask do so by phoning "867-5309"? No, that's not true: The number that appears in the claim is the title of a popular 1980s song, "867-5309/ Jenny" by Tommy Tutone. This number has be
Does this video show graphene oxide? Does it show something that is happening inside people after they have had a COVID-19 vaccine and does this purportedly demonstrate why magnets and metal objects stick to people? No, that's not true: T
Biden made the comments during a press conference on July 8, 2021.
SciCheck Digest A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention document reviews the challenges of using a “shielding” approach to protect high-risk people living in places such as refugee camps from COVID-19. But conservative commentator Candace Owen
REVIEW The U.S. initiated a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign in mid-December 2020 after clinical trials showed that COVID-19 vaccines were safe and effective. As of 7 August 2021, more than 166 million people (50.1% of the population) were f
A Facebook video post shares a clip of the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps saying: “We know that double vaccinated, fully vaccinated people are much more likely to get and also carry the coronavirus". It follows this with another video showing a
The Belize Tourism Board said 99.98% of the ship's crew was vaccinated, as well as 96.5% of its passengers.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/11/biden-white-house-trump-inject-poison17474354/ CLAIM: Whi
Did Donald Trump suggest "people inject versions of poison into their veins"? No, that's not true: Although he speculated in 2020 that injecting disinfectant could have a curative effect on COVID-19, he stopped short of telling people to
Apart from the elderly and vulnerable groups requiring booster shots, there is no evidence to suggest people need five vaccine doses.
The COVID-19 vaccines are safe for people who have severe allergies to food, oral medications, latex, bee stings, or venom.
A causal relationship between reported symptoms to VAERS and the vaccine cannot be established.
There is no record of this specific figure. Deaths recorded after a COVID-19 vaccine do not mean that the vaccine caused these deaths.
Do vaccinated and unvaccinated people face the same risks from COVID-19? No, that's not true: People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 have substantially better outcomes. They are much less likely than unvaccinated people to get s
"If you're house is on fire, you don't go to YouTube, you call the damn fire department."
Is a Desigual backpack adorned with naked people and an "I want more sex" message being sold in the children's section? Yes, but not intentionally: The backpack was designed for adults, not children, and was mistakenly available in a chil
“CDC confesses: Vaccines are failing, and the vaxxed can be superspreaders.”
Crowds of bikers are rumbling their way towards South Dakota's Black Hills, raising fears that COVID-19 infections will be unleashed among the 700,000 people expected to show up at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
REVIEW After authorizing the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in late 2020, the U.S. entered a nationwide vaccination campaign. As of 28 July 2021, 49% of the population has been fully vaccinated. Claims raising doubts about the effectivenes
Did the United States' public health agency say vaccinated people are "the super-spreaders" of COVID-19? No, that's not true: Although discoveries about the delta variant will continue to change knowledge about it as scientists learn from
Travelers who have continuously breach entry requirements into Germany may be placed in temporary accommodation in some states.
In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the
It has been widely claimed on social media that French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech in which he said he will no longer sacrifice “my life, my time, my freedom and the adolescence of my daughters” for people who refuse the Covid-1
Israel’s Prime Minister announced that the country would offer a Pfizer vaccine as a booster to people over 60 who are fully vaccinated.
The vaccine has not caused 50,000 deaths in the U.S in three days and there is no evidence of a planned genocide through vaccination.
Did Hermann Goering say that the only reason Nazism worked in Germany was because the government convinced the German people to be afraid? No, that's not true: A history professor says there is no evidence of Goering, a leader in Nazi Ger
REVIEW The U.K. was one of the first countries to initiate its nationwide vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on 8 December 2020. As of 22 July 2021, more than 36 million people received two doses and are thus fully vaccinated. This represents 69%
The so-called "demon fish" have a mouthful of molars and two incisors.
Allegations were said to have come from a “government insider.”
The government’s Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has corrected comments made at a press conference on 19 July, when he claimed that 60% of people currently in hospital with Covid-19 were double vaccinated. Writing on Twitter t
Youngsters are not at risk from this disease at all. Sir Charles Walker, 20 July 2021 [18:35]. During a conversation about nightclub rules on the BBC radio programme World at One, the Conservative MP Sir Charles Walker said that young people are not a
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
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket is set to blast off with its eclectic group of passengers on the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
The White House says platforms such as Facebook haven't done enough to stop misinformation that has helped slow the pace of new vaccinations in the U.S. to a trickle.