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: ‘Spike’ in UP’s COVID-19 cases ‘due to SONA protest’ NO BASIS

That the rallyists immediately got tested for…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Robredo did not say motorcycle riders should sit back-to-back

She in fact disowned the quote in a post on Aug.…

How a volcanic eruption frames the pandemic in the Philippines

Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in…

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…