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 Joe Biden: The Trump administration made no effort to get U.S. medical experts into China as the novel coronavirus epidemic spread there early this year.
Factcheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook claims Amazon is suspending all deliveries except for medical supplies during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: IS AMAZON SUSPENDING ALL DELIVERIES EXCEPT FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS?
|Claim by Bloggers: Says President Donald Trump will announce that a scientist “finally found vaccine to cure corona virus.”
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
Spam news websites spread false claim about coronavirus vaccine
|Claim by the Buffalo Chronicle: Is New York State about to ban cigarette sales to combat the novel coronavirus?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: New York Is NOT Banning Cigarette Sales To Combat COVID-19
|Claim by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams: “They’re furloughing nurses in hospitals in western New York state.”
Politifact rating: False
Hospitals refute surgeon general’s claim about nursing furloughs
|(International) Claim: 500 body bags were delivered to an ice skating rink outside the Australian city of Adelaide.
AFP Fact Check (France) rating: False
‘It’s a myth’: South Australian health authorities dismiss rumour about an ice rink-turned-morgue for COVID-19 victims
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