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Video: Irish Professor Makes Unfounded Claims About Long-Term Effects of mRNA Vaccines

August 10, 2021 /

Our latest video with Univision Noticias addresses baseless claims made by an Irish professor about the long-term effects of the mRNA vaccines. The mRNA vaccines…

Posts Misinterpret CDC’s Provincetown COVID-19 Outbreak Report

August 6, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Social media posts are misinterpreting the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, which found 74% of people in a…

Senators Claim Infrastructure Bill Is ‘Paid For’; Experts Disagree

August 4, 2021 /

Both Democratic and Republican senators who negotiated a bipartisan infrastructure bill have claimed the legislation is “paid for.” But a budget watchdog group says the…

Vaccines Remain Largely Effective Against Delta Variant, Counter to Claims From Fox News Guest

July 30, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Multiple studies show the FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines continue to be effective against the delta variant of the coronavirus, even if the potency of…

Republicans’ Shaky, No Evidence Attempt to Cast Blame on Pelosi for Jan. 6

July 29, 2021 /

House Republicans have sought to change the narrative on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by pro-Trump protesters, claiming that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is…

A Guide to the CDC’s Updated Mask Recommendations

July 29, 2021 /

Citing new data on the delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that fully vaccinated people wear face masks indoors in some…

FactChecking Biden’s CNN Town Hall

July 22, 2021 /

In a prime-time town hall aired on CNN, President Joe Biden overstated some facts and misled on others. The COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in…

Debunking Trump’s Latest Arizona Election Claims

July 20, 2021 /

After a contractor hired by state Senate Republicans to look into the results of the 2020 Arizona election provided an update on its findings at…

Second Ladies in Combat Zones

July 8, 2021 /

In several recent speeches to members of the military, President Joe Biden has sprinkled in a curious piece of trivia about his wife, Jill, saying…

House GOP’s Misplaced Blame for Rising Homicides

July 7, 2021 /

On Twitter, the House Republican Conference posted an image of rising homicide rates in seven cities with this bit of misleading commentary: “Welcome to President…