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
Pastor Greg Locke either fundamentally misunderstood, or grossly misrepresented, the contents of Executive Order 83, signed by the Republican governor in August 2021.
Was a trip to Israel by the CEO of Pfizer canceled "because he was not vaccinated"? No, that's not true: Albert Bourla canceled his trip because while he had had his first shot, he was still waiting for the second shot of the two-step Pf
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
Did individuals in Italy who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 burn their vaccine "passes" in solidarity with unvaccinated individuals? No, that's not true: Italy's COVID-19 "green" certification is a digital pass -- not a green piece
“Pfizer vaccine now completely worthless in Israel as >80% of all COVID-19 patients were previously vaccinated.”
The White House later clarified he meant 350 million vaccine doses had been administered.
Washington wrote in 1777 that the Continental Army had more to "dread" from smallpox than from the "Sword of the Enemy."
COVID-19 cases have increased daily, more people have been vaccinated in Europe, and countries are taking measures to stop the spread of the virus.
Cedric Daniels and Joshua Bradstreet Contreras initially didn't think they really needed the coronavirus vaccine.
“CDC confesses: Vaccines are failing, and the vaxxed can be superspreaders.”
It’s safer to be unvaccinated than vaccinated against COVID-19.
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
Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “far worse.”
A growing number of employers are imposing rules to make it more onerous for employees to refuse vaccinations.
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
“60% of patients admitted to the hospital in the UK have been fully vaccinated”
SciCheck Digest Florida health officials have reported a 60% rise in COVID-19 cases, and hospitals are reporting that 95% of COVID-19 patients are not fully vaccinated. But a Facebook post makes the baseless claims that Florida’s numbers are not
Israel recently postponed its plan to allow vaccinated tourists to enter the country from 1 August in an easing of coronavirus restrictions. This news has been shared on Facebook alongside the claim that vaccinated people account for nearly all s
Is a vaccinated person wrong to believe an unvaccinated person is a threat to their health? No, that's not true: No vaccine is 100% effective, so the vaccinated person is still at risk of infection and, at the time the post appeared, unva
“The Novavax trial participants will have their vaccine pass in the United Kingdom. We are working with other countries to make sure that that is recognised, but as far as the UK is concerned, they will be considered fully vaccinated, whether th
Do the non-vaccinated and people who don't wear masks not get tested for COVID-19 and therefore was the July, 2021 increase in cases faked or from the vaccinated? No, that's not true. There is no proof that unvaccinated people and people
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%
Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do.
Medical director Jonathan Finnoff estimated 83% of athletes had replied they were vaccinated.
No evidence exists that the French president made a viral quote attributed to him.
Did President Joe Biden announce that Americans who are not vaccinated before 2022 will be put into "quarantine camps"? No, that's not true: There is no record of Biden ever saying anything about "quarantine camps" for unvaccinated Americ
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
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
Conspiracy theorists seized upon a supposedly satirical article, and deployed it as inflammatory disinformation against the president.
Do individuals who have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom make up 60% of COVID-19 hospitalizations in that country? No, that's not true: the statistic was stated erroneously by Sir Patrick Vallance, government
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
REVIEW In early July 2021, this meme claiming that “a vaccinated person might get sick from the virus they got vaccinated against because you’re not vaccinated” went viral on social media platforms. The meme received more than 65,000 interacti
Canada had a one day vaccination pop-up where children who got vaccinated got free ice cream.
Did the New England Journal of Medicine find that women who received the COVID-19 vaccine -- within 30 days of becoming pregnant and up to 20 weeks pregnant -- had a miscarriage rate of 82%? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the Cen
Many hotels offer contactless check-in, prepackaged breakfast items instead of open buffets and more frequent cleaning of common areas.
Have scientists confirmed that most of those vaccinated against COVID-19 will die soon? No, that's not true: There's no evidence the vaccines will cause widespread deaths. In fact, scientists almost universally agree that the shots will d
REVIEW Global COVID-19 vaccination received unprecedented public attention for being the largest vaccination campaign ever. COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demonstrated high efficacy in large clinical tria