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Biden’s Misleading Vaccine Boasts

February 23, 2021 /

In remarks at a Pfizer manufacturing site, President Joe Biden made misleading claims while boasting about his administration’s progress in getting Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.…

Wind Turbines Didn’t Cause Texas Energy Crisis

February 20, 2021 /

A steep decline in energy generated by fossil fuels and nuclear power plants was largely responsible for the power outages in Texas during the deep freeze that…

FactChecking Biden’s Vaccination Goal

February 19, 2021 /

President Joe Biden this week boasted on Twitter about his promise to administer 100 million vaccine doses in his first 100 days in office, “With…

Instagram Post Makes Invalid Comparison Between COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines

February 19, 2021 /

Quick Take A tweet shared on Instagram baselessly claims that a person is 300 to 900 times more likely to die “after getting the #Covid…

FactChecking Biden’s Town Hall

February 18, 2021 /

President Joe Biden got some facts wrong and spun others in a Feb. 16 town hall that aired on CNN. He said it was “not…

Video Airs False, Misleading Claims About Face Masks

February 17, 2021 /

Quick Take Evidence of the efficacy of face masks to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus has grown since the start of the…

Graham Twists Facts on Harris Support for Protesters

February 17, 2021 /

Last year, before she was vice president, Kamala Harris used her social media accounts to encourage donations to a Minnesota nonprofit “to help post bail”…

SciCheck Video: The Facts About Fauci and Masks

February 16, 2021 /

In this video, we explain how accumulating scientific evidence ultimately led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its guidance on the wearing…

Video Makes Bogus Claims About ‘War Crimes’ and COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

February 12, 2021 /

Quick Take A video falsely claims that people receiving authorized COVID-19 vaccines are taking part in a deadly clinical trial and that those administering the doses are war criminals under the Nuremberg…

Biden’s Underwhelming School Reopening Goal

February 12, 2021 /

Two studies show a school reopening goal detailed by the Biden administration for his first 100 days may have already been met before President Joe…