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
|Claim via Social Media: Says “31 U.S. troops” were “killed in Afghanistan yesterday.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (It is a blatant lie that 31 US Troops were killed yesterday, but it is true that more than 30 died in a 2011 attack on a helicopter)
|FALSE||Claim by Dr. Janci Chunn Lindsay: COVID-19 vaccines will cause blood clotting, fertility problems, and immune escape
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (none of the above)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: Meta-analysis of ivermectin proves it treats covid
Lead Stories rating: False (You are not a horse! No scientific evidence to indicate use with humans)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: More Than 75 Doctors Walked Out Of A South Florida Hospital Rather Than Treat Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients
Lead Stories rating: False (Doctors not refusing to treat the unvaccinated. They held a demonstration to encourage people to vaccinate0
|FALSE||Claim by Viral Post: Claims President Joe Biden made an explicit statement against Americans evacuating from Afghanistan suggesting he will blame former President Donald Trump if they perish.
Check Your Fact rating: False
|FALSE||(International: Australia): Two children died in Australia after receiving COVID-19 vaccines in a mass vaccination program for students.
Australian Associated Press rating: False
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