The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/28/2021

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 Osteopath Sherri Tenpenny: Officials “recommend that women who get one of these (COVID-19) shots should absolutely not get pregnant for at least the first two months after they’ve been injected.”

Politifact rating: False (Not an expert and not true)

No, you don’t need to avoid getting pregnant after getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Claim by New York Post: “Herpes infections may be a side effect of a COVID-19 vaccine”

Health Feedback rating: Misleading (Does not cause infection, may reactivate an existing infection.)

COVID-19 vaccines don’t cause herpes infections; a possible association with the reactivation of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatic diseases remains unconfirmed

New York Post Rating

Claim by The Sun and Infowars: Joe Biden was the only leader wearing a mask at climate summit. 

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Biden was not the only world leader wearing mask during virtual climate summit

The Sun Rating, Infowars Rating

Claim via Social Media: The Maricopa County audit is confirming the rumors, that a special watermark is on the real ballots.

Lead Stories rating: False (No Watermarks)

Fact Check: NO Evidence The Audit In Maricopa County, Arizona, Is Confirming The Rumor That A ‘Special Watermark Is On The Real Ballots’

Claim via Social Media: Joe Biden is wanted in Ukraine on “Class A felony charges.” rating: False (He isn’t)

Is Joe Biden a Wanted Felon in Ukraine?

(International: India) Claim: Covid-19 plasma donor lists being shared in India

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Indian social media posts share fake Covid-19 plasma donor lists

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