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 Rob Portman (R): “Only 15%” of migrants apprehended when crossing the southern border qualify for asylum status and “only about half of them even show up for their court cases.”
FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (Disputed)
|Claim via Brand New Tube: COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous; they cause an overreaction of the immune system; they suppress the NK cells of the immune system; they promote virus lethality
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate
|Claim via Social Media: “80% of people taking the Moderna vaccine had significant side effects, via Bill Gates.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Didn’t say it and didn’t happen)
|Claim via Social Media: Time Magazine named Rachel Levine Woman of the Year
Lead Stories rating: False (Not Real Cover)
|Claim via Social Media: Heart attack “victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Chain email from 1999)
|(International: Kenya) Claim: Obama arrives in Kenya for grandmother’s burial
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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