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: Did students in Ghana successfully create a vaccine that cured a patient who had the deadly coronavirus?
Lead Stories rating: Hoax
Claim by Jill Karofsky: “The Department of Corrections budget in Wisconsin is more than the Department of Education budget.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Claim by TRUMP LAWYER JAY SEKULOW: “The president of the United States, before he was the president, was under an investigation. It was called Crossfire Hurricane. It was an investigation led by the FBI.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Viral meme: “A husband and wife Chinese spy team were recently removed from a Level 4 Infectious Disease facility in Canada for sending pathogens to the Wuhan facility.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Donald Trump: “We are protecting people with pre-existing conditions, and we always will, the Republican Party, pre-existing conditions. We saved it.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
International Fact Checks
AFP Fact Check rating: Misleading
Africa Check rating: Correct
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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