The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/23/2021

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

FALSE Claim by Viral image: Dr. Anthony Fauci’s wife is the NIH official “who rubber stamps exceptions to normal drug and vaccine testing.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, Fauci’s wife didn’t issue emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines

FALSE Claim by Gateway Pundit: Secret Service agent was driving truck in Ford visit, not Biden

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Video shows Biden driving new Ford F-150 electric truck, not Secret Service agent

Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral image: Businesses aren’t allowed to ask customers if they’ve been vaccinated because “there are HIPPA laws.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, HIPAA doesn’t prohibit businesses from asking about your vaccination status

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Life insurance claims denied when people have taken COVID-19 vaccine

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Life Insurers Will NOT Penalize Claimants Who Have Taken COVID-19 Vaccine

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Mike Adams (Natural News): SITUATION UPDATE: US STATES LIQUEFY VACCINE-MURDERED PEOPLE AND SPREAD THEM ON FOOD CROPS

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: US States Are NOT Liquefying ‘Vaccine-Murdered People,’ Spreading Them On Food Crops

Natural News Rating

FALSE (International: India): Indians are throwing away religious statues in the river for not protecting them against COVID-19, according to a set of photos that circulated on social media.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: Photos of religious statues discarded in India due to COVID-19 crisis

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