CDC Data Contradict Julián Castro’s Texas COVID-19 Claims

July 19, 2021 /

Cases of COVID-19 are increasing in Texas, but it doesn’t have the “highest COVID positivity rate and case count in the nation” — contrary to…

Greene’s Deceptive Claims of Forced COVID-19 Vaccinations and Vaccination ‘Deaths’

July 13, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest There is no evidence that a door-to-door campaign to encourage vaccinations against COVID-19 means President Joe Biden and Democrats “are coming to your…

Democrat Makes Misleading ‘Defund the Police’ Claim

July 6, 2021 /

A senior aide to President Joe Biden misleadingly claimed that congressional Republicans “defunded the police” when they voted against the American Rescue Plan Act. House…

Misinformation About WHO’s COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for Children

June 25, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest A World Health Organization advisory group has concluded that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine “is suitable for use by people aged 12 years and above,”…

Post Misrepresents Details of Postmortem Study of Vaccinated Patient

June 22, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest A controversial radio show host and blogger misrepresented findings of a published case report to conclude that an 86-year-old man died as a…

Conservative Outlets Advance Unfounded Theory About Capitol Attack

June 18, 2021 /

Quick Take There is no evidence that “unindicted co-conspirators” mentioned in federal indictments related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack are undercover FBI agents or…

Facebook Post Misleads on Bipartisan Capitol Attack Report and Interview

June 10, 2021 /

Quick Take On June 8, a bipartisan group of senators released a report on the security and intelligence failures related to the Jan. 6 attack…

Caitlyn Jenner Overstates California’s Share of U.S. Homeless Population

May 28, 2021 /

As of January 2020, California had a little more than one-quarter of all the homeless people in the United States, according to the most recent…

Websites and Social Posts Misrepresent CDC Director’s Comments on Breakthrough Deaths

May 21, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest In a May 16 interview, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director said the agency knew of 223 breakthrough fatalities among fully…

Both Sides Spinning Jobs Report

May 11, 2021 /

The recently released jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics provided an opportunity for Democrats and Republicans alike to spin the facts in their…