Social media posts falsely suggest that news outlets are misusing a boy's image to report the same child died of COVID-19 in three different countries. The posts actually refer to three different young people who died from the novel coronavirus in Portugal, Belgium and the UK.
A widely shared video, featuring a doctor falsely claiming hydroxychloroquine is a “cure” for COVID-19, ignited an online storm that resulted in the video being pulled by social media platforms. There is no known cure for COVID-19, and current scientific evidence hasn't found that hydroxychloroquine is an effective treatment.
A meme making the bogus claim that wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic "REMOVES YOUR CONCEAL CARRY ability" is spreading widely online. Laws regulating concealed weapons vary by state, but sheriffs in many states have debunked the rumor.
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Prior to departing for El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 7, President Donald Trump rejected the premise that his rhetoric has divided the country, as his critics have claimed. He said "my rhetoric ... brings people together." But that is not how he is perceived by most Americans.
A meme suggesting that face masks are useless against COVID-19 has been circulating online. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a face covering in public since the virus is transmitted mostly through droplets produced when people cough, sneeze and talk.
Amid a surge in Florida's COVID-19 cases, a Facebook meme dated June 24 falsely claims the state's surgeon general recommended that people stop wearing face masks. The surgeon general actually issued an advisory two days earlier saying everyone in Florida "should wear face coverings in any setting where social distancing is not possible."
A viral video questions the safety of face masks by using a gas detector to purportedly show that masks result in dangerous oxygen levels for the wearer. But experts -- and the company that makes the gas detector -- say the video's test is scientifically flawed.
Viral Photo Misidentified as Trump Tulsa Crowd Social media accounts supportive of President Donald Trump have been sharing a photo of a large outdoor crowd with the false claim that it shows the scene outside of Trump’s Tulsa rally. It actually shows the Rolling Thunder event near Washington, D.C. in 2019. Trump Inherited More Ventilators Than Have Been Distributed Contrary to President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he inherited a Strategic National Stockpile with “empty” or “bare” cupbo...
Q: Did a video of Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin assaulting a young girl surface online? A: No. A story making that claim suggests the New York City Police Department is investigating Clinton and Abedin.