The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/07/2021

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

MOSTLY
TRUE
Claim by Pramila Jayapal (D): “The average hospital stay for a case of COVID-19 costs about $17,064. The vaccine is free.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True (Factors vary among patients, such as health insurance coverage, where they live and where they receive care. Other analyses peg the average cost at about $20,000.)

What’s the average cost of a COVID-19 hospital stay?

FALSE Claim via Social media: Sheriff’s deputy overdosed after accidental fentanyl exposure.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Drug overdose from limited fentanyl contact not possible, experts say

FALSE Claim by realrawnews.com: 27 U.S. Air Force Pilots Resigned Over Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate.

Lead Stories rating: False (If fact-checkers would visit MBFC they would see this is a satire site.)

Fact Check: NO Evidence That 27 US Air Force Pilots Resigned Over COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

Real Raw News Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Anthony Fauci’s wife can influence drug approvals.

Lead Stories rating:  False (She Can’t – Wrong Office)

Fact Check: The NIH Does NOT Conduct All Testing Of New Drugs And Dr. Fauci’s Wife Does NOT Control Drug Approval

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social media: FDA approval of a blood thinner for children related to the Pfizer vaccine.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: FDA-approved blood thinner for children isn’t related to Pfizer vaccine

BLATANT
LIE
(International: Afghanistan): Video shows Taliban are trying to fly American helicopters.

BOOM Live rating: False

Taliban Trying To Fly US Helicopter? No, It’s An Old Video

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/07/2021"

  1. I have been receiving many e-mail from sources about Vaccination issues, causing cancers, and green medical professionals are struggling telling the truth about round-up on crops , etc… are they real??? any ideas..

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