COVID-19 Watch

Our coverage of mis- and disinformation about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, including fact checks and fact sheets.

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Filipina vlogger offers FALSE interpretation of new dictionary definition for ‘vaccine’

In the most updated version of the term,…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Psychic witch’ FALSELY claims COVID-19 vaccines contain microchips, turn people into robots

There are no microchips in the COVID-19 vaccine.…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte admin seesaws on legality of declining unvaxxed job-seekers

As the government eyes a three-day National…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB Page FALSELY claims children have “natural immunity” against COVID-19

The Department of Health (DOH) on Nov. 8 denounced…

Apay nga daggiti nabakunaan nga tattao ket maimpeksyon da iti COVID-19

Gapu iti umad adu nga kaso iti pagilian kalpasan…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senate hopeful Afuang makes unproven claim that ‘COVID-19 is man-made’

Former Pagsanjan mayor Abner Afuang marked the…