Fact Check

VERA Files Fact Check tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. It also fights misinformation and disinformation spread on the internet. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). VERA Files is also part of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program.

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Fighting ‘infodemic'- as vicious as the COVID-19

On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization (WHO)…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of Chinese police ‘shooting’ 25k COVID-19 patients UNTRUE

This post is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post claiming Chinese people eat babies for ‘good skin’ and caused COVID-19 FALSE and BASELESS, uses old photos OUT OF CONTEXT

The photos are all over a decade old.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral ‘before and after’ photos of Boracay MISLEADING, shows 2 different beaches on island

One photo shows Bulabog Beach, the other features…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Quote’ of ABS-CBN CEO asking why foreign-owned YouTube, Netflix allowed to operate in PH NOT TRUE

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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…