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: Post claiming 80% of 18M social amelioration beneficiaries have received aid NOT TRUE

The quote card is fake. The DSWD secretary made no…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Sarah Elago 'quote' telling people to ‘sneeze with eyes open’ NOT TRUE

This post is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Jackie Chan DID NOT say Duterte is an ‘exemplary president’

This post is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Five things you should know about the COVID-19 mass testing

The government started mass testing on coronavirus…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post on ‘talking newborn’ saying hard-boiled eggs a cure for COVID-19 NOT TRUE

WHO refuted the claim of eggs as a COVID-19 cure.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Old’ news report claiming 2 novels ‘predicted’ COVID-19 pandemic MISLEADING

The story dubiously points out alleged…