The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/2/2021

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 Viral Post: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has a brother named Ron who works for the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does Brad Raffensperger Have A Brother Who Works For Huawei?

Claim via Social Media: Voter turnout in four Michigan townships exceeded number of voters by 290,000

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Michigan townships had more registered voters than votes

Claim by Vaccine Impact: Simple cola produced a positive result in the COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, proving mass testing worthless

Health Feedback rating: Incorrect

COVID-19 antigen tests are highly accurate, but incorrect use on food items such as fruits or Coca-Cola can produce false positive results

Vaccine Impact Rating

Claim via Social Media: Joe Biden have a plan to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for Americans.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Joe Biden Is NOT Making COVID-19 Vaccinations Mandatory

Claim by Viral Quote: Claims that Colin Powell said of Michael Flynn, “Were I the Secretary of Defense, I’d call him back to active duty — which is in the prerogative of the Secretary of Defense — and I’d court martial him.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Colin Powell Say That If He Was The Defense Secretary, He Would Court-Martial Michael Flynn?

(International: India) Claim: UP has announced to hold state board examination from April 4.

The Logical Indian rating: False

Fact Check: No, Uttar Pradesh Has Not Yet Announced Dates Of State Board Examinations

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