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 SHEET: Face masks misconceptions debunked

It has been four months since the government…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video uses UNPROVEN Panelo claim on ABS-CBN protesters having COVID-19

No evidence of how the attendees were confirmed to…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story claiming activist Renato Reyes, protesters in UP got COVID-19 NOT TRUE

It maliciously twists a recent health bulletin…

Healthy diet campaign gets boost from House bill

The campaign to promote healthy food alternatives…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Videos on ‘approval’ of Fabunan Antiviral drug in PH, Indonesia ERRONEOUS

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia told VERA…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Gargling water with salt, vinegar DOES NOT ‘remove’ coronavirus

This has been debunked by the Department of…