The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/26/2021

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

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: “Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip were found guilty in the disappearance of 10 native children from the Catholic-run Kamloops residential school”

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire (The alleged arrest warrant originated from an unrecognized court and conspiracy website.)

Queen Elizabeth did not kidnap 10 children from a Canadian school

FALSE Claim by Joe Biden (D): Vaccinated people won’t get Covid-19.

AFP Fact Check rating: False (Vaccinated people can get Covid-19; however, symptoms are much less and rarely deadly)

Joe Biden exaggerated Covid-19 vaccine efficacy

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral image: “Arizona and Georgia now have the proof,” Joe Biden is “not our elected president!”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (crackpot conspiracy theories)

Proof has not emerged to change Joe Biden’s election or his wins in Ariz., Ga.

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Donald Trump (R): In Maricopa County, Arizona, “all the access logs to the machines were wiped, and the election server was hacked during the [2020] election.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (No Evidence) 

Debunking Trump’s Latest Arizona Election Claims

MOSTLY
TRUE
Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Ten thousand people have recently died. 9,950 of them, thereabouts, are people who hadn’t been vaccinated.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (Biden is citing a figure that has been offered publicly on at least two occasions by the director of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky. )

Fact-checking Joe Biden’s figure on unvaccinated COVID-19 deaths

FALSE (International: Thailand): A “vaxxed” or vaccinated Thai vlogger died

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video FALSELY claims Thai livestreamer died from vaccine – Vera Files

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