The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/16/2021

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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

FALSE Claim by Viral image: “Global warming is part of (a) natural cycle and there’s nothing we can actually do to stop these cycles.”

PolitiFact rating: False

2008 quote does not reflect scientific consensus: Humans do cause global warming

FALSE Claim by Signs of the Times: The WHO considers a child’s presence at school alone to be sufficient as informed consent for vaccination

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Article misrepresents WHO guidance regarding vaccination at schools; the WHO recommends that parents must be informed about the vaccination

Signs of the Times Rating

FALSE Claim via Social Media: “NIH COVID Treatment Guidelines Approve Ivermectin”

Politifact rating: False (The NIH says more research is needed to make a determination about whether ivermectin is effective against COVID-19.)

No, the National Institutes of Health hasn’t approved ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Claim by Viral Image: there have been 2,508 miscarriages in the U.S. “as a result of” COVID-19 vaccines.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Research has not shown a link between miscarriages and COVID-19 vaccines.)

FACT CHECK: Have COVID-19 Vaccines Caused Over 2,500 Miscarriages?

Claim by Indian State Of Uttar Pradesh Did Drop COVID Cases To Zero In 71 out 75 Districts In 24 Hours After Implementing Ivermectin Protocol

Lead Stories rating: False (No Proof)

Fact Check: Uttar Pradesh Did NOT Drop COVID Cases To Zero In 71 out 75 Districts In 24 Hours After Implementing Ivermectin Protocol

Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE (International: Philippines): Human rights violations committed under the Marcos dictatorship have never been proven in court

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video makes FALSE claims about Marcos human rights victims, ABS-CBN – Vera Files

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