The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/06/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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 LifeSite News: Cancer increased twentyfold among COVID-19 vaccinated due to suppressed T cells.

USA Today rating: False (No rise)

Fact check: False claim of cancer rise since vaccine rollout

LifeSite News Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: “This ‘infrastructure bill’ on page 2,385 presents a federal property tax of 3 percent on all homes and land – both residential and commercial.”

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire (Three tax policy experts who have extensively reviewed the Biden infrastructure agenda said that the Biden infrastructure bills don’t contain a 3% property tax hike.)

Biden-backed infrastructure bill doesn’t contain 3% property tax

FALSE Claim by The Daily Expose: “FDA experts reveal the Covid-19 Vaccines are killing at least 2 people for every 1 life they save.”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

FDA experts support COVID-19 vaccines, didn’t author unsupported allegations of vaccine-caused deaths

Daily Expose Rating

MOSTLY
TRUE
Claim by Cori Bush (D): “Approximately 60,000 Canadians currently live undocumented in the USA.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (The Migration Policy Institute estimates that “approximately 57,000 unauthorized immigrants from Canada resided in the United States as of 2018)

Fact-check: How many undocumented Canadians live in the US?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Infrastructure Bill “$6500 tax on dairy Cows, $2600 per head on beef cows and $500 per head on swine.

Lead Stories rating: False (claim is BS)

Fact Check: Infrastructure Bill Does NOT Include ‘$6,500 Tax On Dairy Cows, $2,600 Per Head On Beef…$500…On Swine’

FALSE (International: India): Shah Rukh Khan said that he would leave the country if Narendra Modi became the prime minister.

The Quint rating: False

Fact Check of Quote on PM Modi Falsely Attributed to Shahrukh Khan: Quote on PM Modi Falsely Attributed to Shahrukh Khan Revived on Facebook

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