The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/27/2021

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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 by Viral Post: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, “Not any other human has ever been more deserving of what’s coming for them than is Matt Gaetz.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Nancy Pelosi Say, ‘Not Any Other Human Has Ever Been More Deserving Of What’s Coming To Them Than Is Matt Gaetz’?


Lead Stories Rating: False (mRNA vaccines do not spread the virus)

Fact Check: Unvaccinated People Do NOT Need To Stay Away From Vaccinated People — mRNA Vaccines Don’t Deliver Virus

Rumble Rating

Claim via Social Media: 2-year-old girl in Virginia who received the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on February 25 and died away a few days later on March 3 after being hospitalized for 17 days.

The Dispatch rating: False (No evidence and 2-year-olds do not get the vaccine)

Did a 2-Year-Old Die After Receiving a Dose of the Pfizer Vaccine?

Claim by Lauren Boebert (R): President Joe Biden’s climate plan includes cutting 90% of red meat from Americans’ diets by 2030.

Snopes rating: False

Does Biden’s Climate Plan Include Cutting 90% of Red Meat From Our Diets?

Claim via Social Media: Twitter account @Chicago_Police with a photo of Chauvin and the caption, “We are all Derek Chauvin.”

Reuters Fact Check rating: False (fake)

Fact Check-No evidence police department tweeted in support of Derek Chauvin

(International: Australia) Claim: Sky News Australia “Ivermectin is the only thing we have that treats COVID at all stages […] Ivermectin substantially reduces deaths from COVID and prevents infections”; 50 studies “show ivermectin is not just effective, but highly effective”

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

Current data from clinical trials offer no reliable evidence that ivermectin is effective against COVID-19; better-quality clinical trials are needed to resolve this question

Sky News Australia Rating

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