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: Report on Japan developing ‘effective’ COVID-19 medicine NEEDS CONTEXT

The translated story excludes details in the…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Who should be tested for COVID-19 and other questions answered

Aware of the limited number of testing kits for…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post on Kiko Pangilinan asking gov’t to exempt kids from ‘total lockdown’ NOT TRUE

This post is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on SSS giving members P20k amid COVID-19 outbreak NOT TRUE

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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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