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 Aubrey Huff: Hank Aaron and Marvelous Marvin Hagler died “after taking the COVID-19 vaccine.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: $1.9 trillion pandemic relief act includes enough money to pay every American $1 million.
AFP Fact Check rating: False (bad math)
|Claim by Kevin McCarthy (R): The COVID economic relief package “included $600 million for San Francisco, part of which goes to cover the tab for free alcohol and marijuana for the homeless.”
PolitiFact rating: False (no money for either)
|Claim via Social Media: California Gov. Gavin Newsom dined with lobbyists at a Napa Valley restaurant in November 2020 during the COVID pandemic and was photographed without a protective mask while away from the table.
Snopes.com rating: True
|Claim by Daystar: “The protein then can bind to your DNA and irreversibly change it”; “[It] has several different type of lipids on it that have never been injected into human beings before”; “We could be looking at right now as many as 12,000 deaths”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (False on all accounts)
|(International: United Kingdom) Claim: Queen Elizabeth II thanked prime minister Narendra Modi for sending COVID 19 vaccines to United Kingdom
BOOM Live rating: False (Fake)
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