The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/13/2020

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 Facebook posts: Overnight, election workers “found” 140,000 mail in ballots in Wisconsin; 200,000 in Michigan and 1 million in Pennsylvania. “All for Biden. None for Trump.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Election workers didn’t ‘find’ Biden votes overnight. They counted and reported mail in ballots

Claim by Donald Trump (R): @Pfizer and the others would only announce a Vaccine after the Election, because they didn’t have the courage to do it before. Likewise, the @US_FDA should have announced it earlier, not for political purposes rating: No Evidence

Trump Baselessly Alleges COVID-19 Vaccine Announcement Was Delayed

Claim by The Federalist: “Mask mandates do nothing to stop [the spread of] COVID[-19]”; There is “overwhelming scientific evidence” that masks do not work

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Wearing face masks helps reduce the spread of COVID-19, but it only confers partial protection and should be combined with additional public health measures

The Federalist Rating

Claim by Does a lawsuit claim that out-of-state vehicles delivered tens of thousands of unsealed ballots — all for Democrats — into Michigan?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Lawsuit Does NOT Claim Out-Of-State Vehicles Brought Tens Of Thousands Of Unsealed Ballots To Michigan, All For Dems Rating

Claim by Dinesh D’Souza: Does a video show votes for President Donald Trump in the trash in Oklahoma?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Votes For Donald Trump In The Trash In Oklahoma

(International: Nigeria) Claim: Nigeria’s healthcare budget is N46 billion for 200 million people.

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

#EndSARS protests: Comparing Nigeria’s health and education spending to cost of lawmaker upkeep

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