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 on countries drafting military for ‘public order’ MISLEADS with inaccurate photos

Some showed military medical teams while one image…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Memo’ of US hospital to drink alcohol to ‘reduce risk’ of COVID-19 FAKE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizens post another FAKE Robredo ‘quote’ about proper respiratory hygiene

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Fighting a misinfodemic: COVID-19 myths debunked

After the Department of Health (DOH) reported the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Robredo quote on ‘sucking in’ cough to prevent virus spread NOT TRUE

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Understanding ‘community quarantine’ and ‘social distancing’ policies

President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire Luzon…