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 claiming Australian scientists say bananas can ‘prevent’ COVID-19 FALSE

A University of Queensland press release nor an…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Panelo falsely claims South Korea imposed ‘total lockdown’ to control spread of COVID-19

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Code Red Alert on COVID-19

The Department of Health (DOH) raised a Code Red…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Correct information: best protection vs COVID-19

Being informed is the best protection against the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Verify before sharing info on COVID-19

As the virus spreads, so are wrong and misleading…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Fighting ‘infodemic'- as vicious as the COVID-19

On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization (WHO)…