The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/4/2021

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 via Viral Video: A registered nurse in Nashville, Tenn., developed Bell’s Palsy after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Politifact rating: False

A Nashville nurse did not develop Bell’s Palsy after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

The Claim: Companies mandating COVID-19 vaccines violates federal law

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: COVID-19 vaccine mandates don’t violate US employment law

Claim by Gateway Pundit: More people voted in the 2020 election nation-wide than were eligible to vote

Reuters Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Claim that turnout numbers prove U.S. election fraud uses wrong figures

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by Social media users: Georgia runoff ballot QR codes switched votes from Republicans to Democrats.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: QR codes on Georgia ballots record votes as cast

Claim via Social Media: Ballots stored in a Fulton County, Georgia, warehouse are counterfeits, evidence of election fraud.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Atlanta Warehouse Does NOT House Counterfeit Fulton County, Georgia Ballots

(International: India) Claim: The Indian government approved for pharmacists in the country to open clinics and also prescribe medicine to patients.

India Today rating: False

Fact Check: No, Indian government has not approved pharmacists to run clinics in the country

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