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
|FALSE||Claim by Tucker Carlson: “Between late December of 2020 and last month, a total of 3,362 people apparently died after getting the COVID vaccine in the United States … The actual number is almost certainly higher.”
Politifact rating: False
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Biden said he planned to build a rail line “from Florida to Tampa,” Fla.
USA Today rating: False
|FALSE||Claim by Kamala Harris (D): “The global cost of corruption is as much as 5% of the world’s GDP.”
Politifact rating: False (No solid evidence)
|Claim by thenewamerican.com: COVID Shots to “Decimate World Population,” Warns Dr. Bhakdi
Lead Stories rating: False (Vaccines Work)
|Claim by Survival International: With the goal to preserve 30% of the earth’s land and water by 2030, “300 million people stand to lose their land and livelihood, most of them tribal and indigenous peoples.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|FALSE||(International: Nigeria) Nigeria’s current status as Africa’s largest economy was achieved under President Buhari.
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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