The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/04/2021

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: “DEMS OPPOSE GOP MOVE TO REMOVE DEAD PEOPLE FROM VOTER ROLLS.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Facebook Post Misleads on H.R. 1’s Proposal on Voter Rolls

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim via Social Media: Dr. Anthony Fauci said there will be ‘two Americas’ based on COVID-19 vaccination

USA Today rating: Mostly False (taken out of context, Fauci is referring to increased Delta cases in lower vaccinated states, not the creation of two Americas’)

Fact check: Fauci warns of COVID-19 rise, not creation of ‘2 Americas’

FALSE Claim by One America News Network: “Another study has confirmed hydroxychloroquine to be effective in the treatment of COVID-19.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (Disputed by Experts)

No New Revelation on Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

OANN Rating

FALSE Claim by Multiple sources: Marine painted house in patriotic colors after neighbors said he could not fly American flag year-round.

AFP Fact Check rating: False (It was over a dispute with local preservation group. Had nothing to do with the flag.)

Patriotic house not painted by defiant US Marine

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Says the Make-A-Wish Foundation will grant wishes only to fully vaccinated children.

PolitiFact rating: False

No, the Make-A-Wish Foundation isn’t granting wishes only to vaccinated children

FALSE (International: India): 10 new rules by the Indian Railways which are going to be effective from 01 July 2021

FACTLY rating: False

An old false message viral again as ’10 new rules by the Indian Railways from 01 July’

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