The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/02/2020

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 via Social Media: Nancy Pelosi “made millions in coronavirus insider trading.”

Politifact rating: False

No sign Nancy Pelosi made millions trading on insider coronavirus information

Claim by Waking Times: “Bill Gates explains that the COVID vaccine will use experimental technology and permanently alter your DNA”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Contrary to popular claim on social media, RNA vaccines do not alter our DNA

Claim by Joe Biden: “Trump lost a trade war that he started.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True

Did Donald Trump lose a trade war he started, as Joe Biden says?

Claim via Social Media: Did Michelle Obama have to surrender her law license because of insurance fraud?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Michelle Obama Did NOT Surrender Law License For ‘Insurance Fraud’

Claim by Facebook posts: Police officer is “the occupation with the highest suicide rate of any profession.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, police officer is not the job with highest rate of suicide

(International: Turkey) Claim: Anadolu Agency thought the news of a political satire magazine which has humorous news in France real. rating: False

Did Anadolu Agency think the news of a French humor magazine real? –

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience

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