COVID-19 Watch

Our coverage of mis- and disinformation about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, including fact checks and fact sheets.


VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral 'body bag' video of 3 dead kids NOT TAKEN in Wuhan hospital

This story is false. Don't believe it.

Wildlife and COVID-19: What the public can do

This is a call to action for each and every one of…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl DOES NOT have COVID-19

Don't be fooled by the hoax on the Foo Fighters…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral photo of baby ‘Kyle’ diagnosed with COVID-19 NOT TRUE

It shows an infant from 7 years ago.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Prolonged mask use DOES NOT cause hypoxia

It's been debunked by several public health…

Mutations and misunderstandings: Are we now dealing with a supercharged COVID-19?

Early this month, a study went up on the pre-print…