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 American Greatness: “Video shows U.S. Capitol Police gave protesters OK to enter.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (The mob forcibly breached the building by pushing past barricades and law enforcement. Some rioters attacked police officers and vandalized the Capitol.)
Clip of Capitol police speaking with rioters doesn’t prove mob was given OK to enter building
|FALSE||Claim by Dr. Anthony Fauci: The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases did not fund research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology
The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False (they did fund $600K through EcoHealth an NGO)
Did the NIAID Fund Research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?
|FALSE||Claim by Daily Express: Former President Donald Trump had an exact replica of the Oval Office built at Mar-A-Lago.
Snopes.com rating: False
Did Trump Build a Replica Oval Office at Mar-A-Lago?
|FALSE||Claim by Study by Dr. J. Bart Classen in the journal Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Articles by National File and Global Research, Social media posts: Pfizer-BioNTechs COVID-19 vaccine can cause Neurodegenerative Diseases like Alzheimer.
BOOM Live rating: False
Can COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Neurodegenerative Diseases? A FactCheck
|FALSE||Claim by Donald Trump (R): “The entire Database of Maricopa County in Arizona has been DELETED!”
USA Today rating: False
Fact check: False claim from Trump about Maricopa County election database
|(International: Nigeria): About two million children in Nigeria suffer from acute malnutrition.
Africa Check rating: Mostly Correct
Is well-known Nigerian doctor correct about malnutrition in women and children?
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