VERIFY Fact Check |

Yes, swimming is safe for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic, but crowded pools could be risky

Coronavirus

Yes, you can ask your doctor or nurse if they’re vaccinated against COVID-19, but they don’t have to tell you

Coronavirus

No, the COVID-19 vaccine can’t make people magnetic

Vaccine

Yes, the new Novavax COVID-19 vaccine was developed using moth cells

Vaccine

No, Texas’ heartbeat bill does not allow abortions in the case of rape or incest, but makes an exception if the mother’s life is in danger

Government

Yes, you can get a free ride to and from your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, and free child care too

Vaccine

No, antibody tests can't prove if you’re protected by the COVID-19 vaccines

Coronavirus

No, COVID-19 vaccines aren’t as effective for immunocompromised people, research suggests

Vaccine

Yes, employees required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 can file a workers’ compensation claim for vaccine adverse effects

Business

Yes, flu cases and deaths have dropped dramatically since 2019-20 season

Health

Yes, there have been reports of heart inflammation in adolescents after COVID-19 vaccination, but cause not yet known

Vaccine

Claim that eating french fries in moderation will lead to an early death is misleading

Food

Yes, vaccinated people can transmit COVID-19 through kissing

Coronavirus

No, a mosquito cannot pass COVID-19 to humans

Coronavirus

Mask fast facts: Verifying claims about masks and COVID-19

National

Yes, vaccinations increased in Ohio after the vaccine lottery was announced

Vaccine