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: Videos on ‘approval’ of Fabunan Antiviral drug in PH, Indonesia ERRONEOUS

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia told VERA…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Gargling water with salt, vinegar DOES NOT ‘remove’ coronavirus

This has been debunked by the Department of…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB pages, users MISLEAD with unrelated photos on bubonic plague

It included images of arms with burns and boils…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Briones NEVER said ‘if we die, we die’ on classes opening

The versions changed the Education secretary's…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: No, WHO did NOT say the COVID-19 virus is airborne for 8 hours

No study proving the virus could stay in the air…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Michael V. is ALIVE

The GMA Network talent has debunked the hoax…