The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/03/2020

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): Says his supporters were “protecting” Joe Biden’s campaign bus in Texas.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Fact-checking Trump’s claim that his supporters were ‘protecting’ Biden’s campaign bus in Texas

Claim by viral image: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “will not be providing data for the flu” for the 2020-2021 season

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims The CDC ‘Will Not Be Providing Data For The Flu’ For The 2020-21 Season

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ government-run health care plan… could lead to hospitals being closed, put Medicare coverage at risk, and give benefits to illegal immigrants.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Trump’s misleading attack on Biden’s health care plan

Claim by Social media users: Image shows Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden golfing with the CEO of Burisma

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: False claim that Joe and Hunter Biden pictured golfing with Burisma CEO

Claim by The Guardian: “Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah”

Climate Feedback rating: Imprecise

Climate change can make it harder for the Amazon rainforest to grow back from deforestation, but that does not mean 40% of it will now turn into a savannah

The Guardian Rating

(International: Pakistan) Claim: Indian national flag raised at a political rally in Pakistan

AFP Fact Check rating: False

This image of a rally in Pakistan has been doctored to digitally insert an Indian flag

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