The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 8/1/2021

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 Anti-Vaxx Dr. Peter McCullough: The delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 is “really is not responsive at all, or protected at all by the vaccines.” rating: False

Vaccines Remain Largely Effective Against Delta Variant, Counter to Claims From Fox News Guest

Claim via Social Media: Facebook Takes Down Posts That Include The Pledge of Allegiance To The United States of America

Lead Stories rating: False (Pledge Stays)

Fact Check: Facebook Does NOT Take Down Posts That Include The Pledge Of Allegiance To The United States of America

FALSE Claim via Social Media: All the COVID-19 patients admitted to a Palm Beach County hospital had been vaccinated. rating: Unsupported

COVID-19 Surges Among Unvaccinated in Florida, Contrary to Baseless Claims

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows former President Donald Trump tweeting he will “personally support” Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto in Kenya’s 2022 general election

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Donald Trump Tweet He Will ‘Personally Support’ William Ruto During Kenya’s 2022 Election?

Claim via Social Media: Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Jesus loves the U.S. the most and that is why the Bible is written in English

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Marjorie Taylor Greene Did NOT Say ‘Jesus Loves The US Most And That Is Why The Bible Is Written In English’

FALSE (International: South Korea): Former South Korean prime minister praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Online posts falsely claim former South Korean prime minister wrote fawning message about North Korea’s leader

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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