The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/02/2021

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 Social media users: Red Cross says people vaccinated against COVID-19 cannot donate plasma

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: COVID-19 vaccine recipients can donate plasma with the American Red Cross

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “CDC officials admit more hospitalizations of young people from vaccine than from the actual COVID virus.”

PolitiFact rating: False

CDC says more young people hospitalized from vaccine than COVID-19 itself? False

FALSE Claim by Viral image: “Americans pay a percentage of their taxes to the Queen of England via the IRS”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Do Americans Pay A Percentage Of Their Taxes To The Queen Of England?

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “Military ready to act on audit results!” in Arizona

PolitiFact rating: False

No evidence that military “ready to act” on Arizona ballot review

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Natural immunity to COVID-19 is far superior to vaccine immunity.

Lead Stories rating: False (CDC Disputes)

Fact Check: Public Health Experts Do NOT Say Natural Immunity To COVID Is Stronger Than Vaccine-Based Immunity

FALSE (International: South Africa): “Just 28% of people in South Africa aged 20 or older have completed high school.”

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

Fact-checked: 9 claims about South African schools from Ernst Roets

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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