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

BLATANT
LIE
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?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by thegatewaypundit.com: 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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