The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 3/23/2021

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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: “You will need a WHO Yellow Vaccination Passport if you plan on traveling internationally once borders open.”

Politifact rating: Mostly False (some countries require certificates, however, WHO is against this)

No, you don’t need a WHO vaccination certificate to travel internationally

Claim by Collective Evolution: “Milk from cows ‘has the most relevant carcinogen ever identified’ and ‘turns on cancer'”

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

No evidence that the milk protein casein causes cancer; claim is based on animal studies involving other well-known risk factors for liver cancer like hepatitis B virus infection

Collective Evolution Rating

Claim via Social Media: “Biden signs 45% capital gains tax. Kiss your inheritance goodbye.”

PolitiFact rating: False (He didn’t)

No, Biden has not signed a 45% capital gains tax or an inheritance tax increase

Claim by Viral post: claims that a woman who was recently arrested by London police officers while attending a vigil in south London is the same woman who was injured in a 2017 terrorist attack in the city.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Woman Injured In 2017 London Bombing Being Arrested At A Vigil In 2021

Claim by Rizza Islam: “The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has aborted fetal tissue from aborted babies from the retina as well as from kidney cells”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Nope, None of it)

No aborted fetal tissue or cells in the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

(International: India) Claim: PM Modi said show the poor dreams, tell lies, make them fight one another and then rule

BOOM Live rating: False

Video Of PM Modi Saying ‘Lie To The Poor To Stay In Power’ Is Cropped

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