Beds for Olympic Athletes Were Not Designed for COVID-19 Concerns

July 23, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Participants in the 2020 Olympic Games will be subject to many COVID-19 rules. But social media posts and a news report falsely claim…

Posts Falsely Accuse U.S. Women’s Soccer Team of Disrespecting Veteran During Anthem

July 8, 2021 /

Quick Take Before a July 5 match against Mexico, some members of the U.S. women’s soccer team turned toward the flag while a World War…

Viral Posts Take Biden Quote on Voter Fraud Out of Context

October 29, 2020 /

Quick Take Social media posts shared by Eric Trump and Fox News host Jeanine Pirro take a quote by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden out…

Uganda’s Low COVID-19 Cases Due to Restrictions, Not Hydroxychloroquine

October 12, 2020 /

Quick Take Uganda has had relatively low numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths — but not because of hydroxychloroquine, as an article on social media…