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: Netizens revive OLD reports on Duterte asking PhilHealth execs to resign

They were published in June 2019.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Claim that semen kills and prevents COVID-19 FALSE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Hontiveros DID NOT back new OFW PhilHealth contributions

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Five things you need to know about COVID-19 antibodies

As the pharmaceutical industry races to find…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of Taiwan sending ‘100 warships’ vs China in SCS NOT TRUE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: How Duterte’s threat to declare martial law escalated amid the COVID-19 crisis

Watch this video to see how the president’s…