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 claiming man infected with COVID-19 ‘spitting’ on grocery items LACKS PROOF

There's no proof to confirm whether or not the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB posts claiming 2019-nCoV only survives in ‘cold weather,’ salabat a cure NOT TRUE

This post is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte DID NOT open PGH for Wuhan COVID-19 patients

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming China to kill ‘20k’ COVID-19 patients FAKE

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marikina DOES NOT have ‘2 nCoV patients’

It's a trick link.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on DOH monitoring people who came in contact with Cebu child ‘with nCoV’ MISLEADING

It lifted content from CNN Philippines and changed…