The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/31/2021

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 Joe Biden (D): “Now, 50% of all of America, more than any other country, is fully vaccinated.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (40% and USA ranked 5th by percentage)

Joe Biden exaggerates US rank in world coronavirus vaccinations

Claim by Gateway Pundit: Military and overseas absentee ballots in Georgia indicate election fraud

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Georgia military, overseas ballots not evidence of fraud

Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral image: Lego unveiled “New Genderless Bricks With No Male/Female Connectors.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Lego Unveil ‘Genderless Bricks’?

FALSE Claim by conservative radio host Wendy Bell: COVID-19 vaccines caused as many deaths as the disease in young people.

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

COVID-19 vaccines are safer than the risk of COVID-19 infection for people of all ages

Claim by radio host Hal Turner: People with the COVID-19 vaccine are being “tracked in real time via 5G cellular, and all that data can be hacked into to track you.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, a video doesn’t prove the COVID-19 vaccines allow people to be tracked through a 5G network.

FALSE (International: India): Thousands of Hindu idols were discarded by Indians for failing to protect them against COVID-19

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: These posts DON’T show Indians throwing away Hindu idols amid COVID-19 pandemic – Vera Files

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