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 Media Research Center: Says there are fewer than 2,000 confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S.
PolitiFact rating: False (A chart from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is presented without its disclaimer — that the hospitalization data are for 14 states, not the entire U.S.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: A photograph shows U.S. Sen. Rand Paul receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
Snopes rating: False (Miscaptioned vaccine photo was from 2015 for Hep A)
|FALSE||Claim by redvoicemedia.com: CDC Publishes ‘Green Zone’ Concentration Camp Protocol, Preparing Masses Imprisonment
Lead Stories rating: False
|FALSE||Claim by The Highwire and Arutz Sheva: Natural immunity is far superior to COVID-19 vaccines
Health Feedback rating: False (Vaccines are a safer method of acquiring immunity)
|FALSE||Claim by Viral Rumor: claims the Delta variant is being spread through individuals who are vaccinated against COVID-19, while unvaccinated people aren’t spreading the virus
Check Your Fact rating: False (It can be spread by both, but the unvaccinated are more likely to be hospitalized or die)
|FALSE||(International: South Africa): Unemployment among black South Africans increased from 1.6 million in 1994 to 20.9 million in 2020, jumping by 15 million from 2019 because of the Covid pandemic.
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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