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 by Ralph Northam (D): The Virginia Employment Commission is sixth in the nation for getting benefits to eligible people quickly…”
Politifact rating: Mostly True (yes, ranked 6th, but Virginia ranked last in resolving cases where there was doubt whether an applicant was eligible for unemployment benefits.)
|FALSE||Claim by Climate Change Dispatch and Watt Up with That: “Great Barrier Reef Sea Surface Temperature: No Change In 150 Years”
Climate Feedback rating: Inaccurate (Cherry Picked: One cannot establish trends in variable systems with single measurements from one month 150 years ago.)
|FALSE||Claim by Chuck Schumer (D): “All” Americans in Afghanistan who “have wanted to come out have come out.”
PolitiFact rating: False (The State Department acknowledged that there are still “somewhere around 100” American citizens who want to leave Afghanistan and Schumer said he misspoke.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social Media: One time in the 80’s-90’s, people died from AZT and not the actual AIDS virus; Anthony Fauci pushed this treatment
Health Feedback rating: Unsupported
|Claim via Social Media: “Bill Gates calls for the withdrawal of all Covid-19 Vaccines; ‘The vaccines are far more dangerous than anyone imagined.’”
Politifact Rating: Pants on Fire (Originated as satire)
|FALSE||(International: Australia): COVID-19 vaccines have caused more than 400 deaths in Australia.
Australian Associated Press rating: False
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