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: BOGUS ‘SAP’ FB page posts FAKE schedule of social aid distribution

There is still no schedule for the next tranche of…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Hindi vaccine kundi asin’ post touts FALSE COVID-19 cure

It makes two wrong assertions; that vaccines are…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FAKE ‘DOLE-DSWD’ FB page illegally collects netizens’ personal info

The DSWD and DOLE do not share a singular page on…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Five questions on COVID-19 vaccines, answered

The international scientific community is moving…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: P5k to P8k gov’t assistance is NOT for the ‘poor and rich’

The subsidy is intended for low-income families.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Remdesivir to ‘end’ COVID-19 pandemic MISLEADING

The antiviral drug is not a miracle cure for the…