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: Google and Apple’s COVID-19 notifications system is OPTIONAL

It does not track or “sense” potential COVID-19…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Actor Chuck Norris did NOT die of COVID-19

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Trillanes DID NOT ask Pinoys to overthrow the government

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: This girl was a 2014 victim of domestic abuse, NOT COVID-19

The uncensored image was taken in the United…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Motorcycle back riding still NOT ALLOWED in places under quarantine

The circulating graphic is from a now-deleted May…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Three things you should know about COVID-19 ventilators

Although no cure has yet been proven to contain…