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: FB post MISLEADS with unrelated photos to show impact of Pfizer vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post claiming Pfizer trial deaths were ‘effect’ of vaccine MISLEADING

A Facebook (FB) post by a local netizen claiming…

Managing 'infodemic' on COVID-19 equally important as vaccines, PPEs ─ WHO

Over 71 million cases and 1.6 million deaths due…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post saying Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is ‘100% effective’ FALSE

A Nov. 30 post by India-based Facebook (FB) page…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Satire on Pope Francis saying COVID-19 vaccine needed to enter heaven FALSELY posted as real news

The story came from a website that describes…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Getting to know the COVID-19 vaccine prospects in the Philippines

Ten months into the coronavirus disease 2019…