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: Story hinting Kris Aquino ‘tested positive’ for COVID-19 NOT TRUE

Aquino, who leads a very public life, has not…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizens recycle FALSE claim on water and salt, vinegar mixtures as COVID-19 cure

Health authorities and public health experts have…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report on Putin’s daughter dying from Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine NOT TRUE

The report has been called “fake news” by the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post claiming protests caused spike in COVID-19 cases BASELESS

The Department of Health currently doesn’t have…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque DID NOT say 10k coronavirus deaths ‘will not be a loss’ for PH

Both Roque and Manila Bulletin have denied making…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizens revive HOAX on 'death' of UK coronavirus vaccine trial volunteer

University of Oxford microbiologist Elisa Granato…