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 SHEET: The vaccine czar, explained

As the country prepares for late-stage clinical…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Filipina vlogger abroad amplifies FAKE Canada COVID-19 ‘roadmap’ and FALSE vaccine claims

The "leaked email" that was the source of the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Wearing masks daily DOES NOT cause carbon dioxide toxicity, oxygen deficiency

The false claim has circulated online since May,…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video claiming WHO ‘reversed’ its advice on lockdowns FALSE

A WHO official has clarified that they have not…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Posts claiming two ways to wear medical masks NOT TRUE

Several health authorities say the same thing:…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post FALSELY claims coronavirus is not real, paints INACCURATE comparison of COVID-19 situation abroad

The post also echoed already-debunked claims in…