The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/29/2021

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 Dr Robert Malone: mRNA COVID-19 are harmful for children. rating: False (No evidence)

Dr Robert Malone Makes Inaccurate Claims About COVID-19 Shots In Video | BOOM

Claim via Social Media: Switzerland is the first country to approve “suicide chamber.”

USA Today rating: False (Not approved)

Fact check: Assisted suicide pod not approved by Swiss government

Claim by Viral Post: Washington University School of Medicine study found that COVID-19 infection confers protection for life.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Natural Immunity does not last long)

FACT CHECK: Did A New Study Find That Having COVID-19 Gives You Immunity For Life?

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Omicron Variant Of Covid-19 Is Spreading Faster Than Any Other Virus In History.

Lead Stories rating: False (It’s No. 2)

Fact Check: Omicron Variant Is NOT Spreading Faster Than Any Other Virus In History – But It Is Close | Lead Stories

FALSE Claim by Viral Video: purportedly shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stating that he was going to limit human rights.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Unsubstantiated)

FACT CHECK: Did Justin Trudeau Say He Was ‘Limiting Your Human Rights’?

FALSE (International: Russia): Claim by Vladimir Putin: “I want to emphasize again: Russia stands for equal and indivisible security throughout Eurasia.” rating: False

Comrade Putin vs. Treacherous West: Six Lies the Russian President Told His Defense Council

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/29/2021"

  1. Joseph Cooter | December 29, 2021 at 2:38 pm |

    I think you are getting coverage of the human immune system wrong. Vaccines and infection do not prevent you getting infected or reinfected from a respiratory virus like influenza or the coronavirus. What vaccines and natural infections do is allow your body to recognize and infection so that your body can respond the NEXT time you get infected and you won’t get as sick as you otherwise would have gotten. They do not prevent infections. If they did we wouldn’t have Omicron Spreading the way that it is currently spreading.


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