Instagram Post Wrong on U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan

August 25, 2021 /

Quick Take Eleven American military members were killed in Afghanistan in 2020, including four in combat. But, as the U.S. nears its Aug. 31 deadline…

Hospitals Overwhelmed by Another Surge of COVID-19 Patients, Financial Strain

August 18, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest The seven-day average of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. has increased by 322% in two months, straining the ability of medical staff in…

Soccer Star’s Collapse Was Unrelated to COVID-19 Vaccine

June 21, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen is recovering well after he suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed during a match on June 12. But after…

Nearly 10,000 COVID-19 Victims Died at Home

September 22, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral social media posts falsely claim that no one has died at home from COVID-19, implying that poor medical care contributed to the…