The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/05/2021

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 beforeitsnews.com: COVID-19 PCR Tests Do Not Detect The Virus

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Announcement By Reiner Fuellmich Does NOT Prove COVID-19 PCR Tests Do Not Detect The Virus

Before It’s News Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Peter Feigin: Says people are moving to Milwaukee “in record numbers”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Yes, Milwaukee saw population growth during the pandemic. But hard to tell if it’s ‘record numbers’

NO
EVIDENCE
Claim via Social Media: “5 commercial pilots in India just died after being vaxxed in May.”

FactCheck.org rating: Unsupported

Unsubstantiated Claims Follow Deaths of British and Indian Airline Pilots

FALSE Claim: A photograph shows former boxer Mike Tyson wearing a shirt that says “I believe in God, not in vaccines.”

Snopes.com rating: False

Mike Tyson’s Anti-Vaccine Shirt Photo Is Fake

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Conservative Commentator Liz Wheeler: A “peer reviewed, scientific study showed that the COVID-19 vaccine causes two deaths for every three lives it saves.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Four days after publishing the study, the journal that published it posted a notice raising serious questions about the study.)

Journal discredits study it published claiming a COVID-19 vaccine causes deaths

FALSE (International: Israel): Israel started 10G testing in Gaza

FACTLY rating: False

No, Israel did not start 10G testing in Gaza

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