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 the Gateway Pundit: U.S. veteran group rescued Afghan allies “behind Biden’s back.”
Politifact rating: False (The volunteers said they coordinated their rescues with the U.S. military.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: U.S. military dogs left behind in Afghanistan
Lead Stories rating: False (Taken Home)
|Claim via Social Media: The contagiousness of the coronavirus delta variant is “valued between 5 and 9½,” and if the value is closer to 10, “within six weeks, the whole country will test positive for delta, regardless of vaccination.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (It is highly contagious, but does not mean everyone will get it.)
|FALSE||Claim by Joe Rogan, Posts on Facebook and Instagram: COVID-19 vaccines lead to virus mutations and vaccinated people are responsible for variants
BOOM Live rating: False
|TRUE||Claim by Debby Burnett (D): The vaccination rate in Lauren Boebert’s 3rd district is the lowest of any in Colorado.
Newsweek rating: True
|(International: Philippines): Mothers in the Philippines will receive P10,000 Covid-19 cash aid
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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