The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/19/2019

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The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)


Claim by cotheories: “In 2018, over 1,100 people died from reactions to the [flu] shot, and some children that received the shot were diagnosed with polio.”

Claim by Eric Trump: “When my father became commander in chief of this country, we got out of all international business.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “When I came in, we had no ammunition two and a half years ago.”

Claim by Mick Mulvaney: Says Donald Trump “will not be profiting” from the G-7 summit meeting to be held at Trump’s Doral resort.

Claim by Democratic National Committee: Says Donald Trump is breaking a campaign pledge to bring manufacturing jobs back to Wisconsin and Pennsylvania since the two states “have lost the most manufacturing jobs in the past year.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly False


International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo of Imran Khan flanked by world leaders

Claim by Fb User– Jeff Garcia: pricking a needle on the fingertips of a stroke victim can save his life as he will gain consciousness in some time.

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bowing to industrialist Gautam Adani’s wife

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