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: 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…

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…