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 Social Media: “Pelosi’s $1.9 trillion bailout gives EVERY federal employee a $21,000 bonus check… they never lost their job!”
PolitiFact rating: False
No, COVID-19 relief law doesn’t give federal workers a $21,000 bonus
|Claim by Steve Hilton: “There is reasonable ground to suspect that SARS-CoV-2 […] was the product of genetic experiments”, data suggest that bat coronavirus RaTG13 served as a template for SARS-CoV-2
Health Feedback rating: Unsupported
Could scientists use the bat coronavirus RaTG13 to engineer SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in a lab?
|Claim via Social Media: Diesel prices jumped from $1.69 to $3.19 since Biden took office, and the president is to blame.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (no, supply and demand drive prices, further prices went from $2.64 to $3.07)
|Claim via Bitchute Video: Gates Foundation turned into a vertically-integrated multinational corporation.
Lead Stories rating: False (still a 501(c)(3))
Fact Check: Bill Gates Did NOT Turn Gates Foundation Into A Corporation To Carry Out US Plot To Depopulate Developing Countries
|Claim by Natural News: Sloan Kettering study says mRNA Covid-19 vaccines promote cancer
AFP Fact Check rating: False (no link)
Study did not find link between Covid-19 mRNA vaccines and cancer
|(International: India) Claim: Boy beaten up unmercilessly in a madrasa in India
Digiteye India rating: False claim
Video of boy being beaten mercilessly in madrasa goes viral with wrong claim; Fact Check | Digit Eye
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