The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/16/2021

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 via Social Media: Says professional soccer player Christian Eriksen received the Pfizer vaccine days before he collapsed during a game.

PolitiFact rating: False (Did not have vaccine)

Christian Eriksen, Danish soccer player who collapsed, didn’t receive the Pfizer vaccine

FALSE Claim by Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA: Dr. Anthony Fauci will make millions from an upcoming book about public service.

USA Today rating: False (Book not written by Fauci all proceeds go to National Geographic Foundation)

Fact check: Fauci is not making millions from upcoming National Geographic book

Turning Point USA Rating

FALSE Claim by David Icke: Covid-19 is a deliberate hoax designed to promote the climate change agenda.

Full Fact rating: False (This is a misinterpretation of a book written in 2020 by the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.)

David Icke makes false claim that vaccines are ‘gene therapy’ – Full Fact

David Icke Rating

FALSE Claim by dailyexpose.co.uk: Official Data Shows More People Have Died From The Vaccines Than From COVID-19

Lead Stories rating: False (Not Causal)

Fact Check: Official Data Does NOT Show More People Have Died From The Vaccines Than From COVID-19

The Daily Expose Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Mike Lindell: The 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False (entire video is debunked)

Fact Checking ‘Absolutely 9-0,’ the Latest Documentary From Mike Lindell

Lindell TV Rating

FALSE (International: Australia): Fossils on Mount Everest are evidence of global flooding.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Content that has no basis in fact.)

Nothing fishy about ancient marine fossils on Everest

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