The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/30/2021

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: President Joe Biden recently faked a visit to a children’s hospital in Washington, D.C

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Fake A Recent Visit To A Children’s Hospital?

Claim via Alex Jones and Banned Video: Vaccines Cause Brain Damage

Lead Stories rating: False (Pseudoscience)

Fact Check: NO Evidence That Vaccines Cause Brain Damage | Lead Stories

Alex Jones Rating, Banned Video Rating

Claim by Viral Video: purportedly shows a man who died two weeks after stating that he had an affair with former President Barack Obama.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Still alive, no affair)

FACT CHECK: Did This Man Die In A Car Crash 2 Weeks After Claiming He Had An Affair With Barack Obama?

FALSE Claim via Blogger: We Can ‘Eat Our Way Out Of This Pandemic’ By Eating Leeks.

Lead Stories rating: False (Unproven Pseudoscience)

Fact Check: NO Evidence We Can ‘Eat Our Way Out Of This Pandemic’ By Eating Leeks | Lead Stories

FALSE Claim via Social Media: It Is ‘Odd’ That The COVID-19 Vaccine Was Developed So Quickly.

Lead Stories rating: False (Many Reasons)

Fact Check: It Is NOT ‘Odd’ That COVID-19 Vaccine Was Developed So Quickly | Lead Stories

FALSE (International: India): Congress party spokesman calls PM Modi a hero.

AFP Fact Check rating: False (nope)

False posts claiming ‘Indian opposition spokesman called PM Modi a hero’ circulate ahead of state polls

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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