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 Bobby Scott: ”If you line up all the countries that have done (Covid-19) testing on a per-capita basis, we’re at the bottom of the list.”
Politifact rating: False
|Claim: The Democratic super PAC Priorities USA Action has been running an ad suggesting President Donald Trump called the coronavirus outbreak a “hoax.”
Factcheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Images show COVID-19 victims being buried in mass graves in New York City.
Politifact rating: Mostly True
|Claim: Did a viral video “crush” Dr. Anthony Fauci and expose Dr. Deborah Birx and the White House coronavirus task force as members of the so-called “Deep State”?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: Social media users have been sharing an image online that claims the flu vaccine causes respiratory issues “including 4 strains of coronavirus” ( here ).
Reuters Fact Check rating: False
|(International) Claim:Did a row of trees get chopped down in Europe to clear the way for 5G signals to reach further?
Lead Stories (France) rating: False
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