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: Video claiming Japan’s PM announced COVID-19 ‘medicine’ MISLEADING

The netizen inaccurately interprets a statement by…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pacquiao is wrong; PH has been dealing with ‘coronavirus issue’ since January

Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s claim that the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Hontiveros quote card on removing police from streets the right response to COVID-19 FAKE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: No, LeBron James DID NOT say Duterte is 'better' than Trump in handling COVID-19 crisis

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on Sotto ‘disallowing’ granting of emergency powers for Duterte bears FALSE HEADLINE

Sotto never uttered the fabricated quote.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘ABS-CBN’ advisory on extended community quarantine ‘until May’ FAKE

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