The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/26/2020

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

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

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Biden “doesn’t come from Scranton … He lived there for a short period of time before he even knew it, and he left.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Fact-checking Donald Trump, Joe Biden in the final presidential debate

Claim via social media: Twitter’s ‘read before you retweet’ warnings is targeting conservative articles

Reuters Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Twitter’s ‘read before you retweet’ warnings do not just target conservative articles

Claim by Lucy McBath (D): Says Karen Handel “slashed the Centers for Disease Control’s ability to fight diseases, cutting millions in research funding.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath cherry picks in attack on Karen Handel over CDC funding

Claim by the Daily Express and Health Nut News: “Coronavirus horror: Volunteer in Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine trial DIES”

Health Feedback rating: Lacks Context

Volunteer who died in a COVID-19 vaccine trial in Brazil did not receive the vaccine

Daily Express Rating, Health Nut News Rating

Claim by Social media users: Biden called Black people super predators related to 1994 crime bill

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Hillary Clinton called some criminals ‘super predators’

(International: India) Claim: Image shows a protest against Narendra Modi in Bihar.

BOOM rating: False

‘Go Back Modi’ Photo From West Bengal Shared As Bihar

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