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No, there is not a doorway on Mars, like viral posts suggest

Science

No, video with gigantic moon does not depict what moon actually looks like over North Pole

Science

Yes, there used to be a vaccine for Lyme disease

Vaccines

No, the COVID-19 vaccine does not cause AIDS

Vaccines

Yes, vasectomies are reversible

Health

No, solar flares do not affect human health

Science

Claims you eat a credit card’s worth of plastic per week need context

Science

No, a pink moon doesn’t actually look pink

Science

Yes, there is a way to tell the difference between lab-grown and natural diamonds

Science

No, Russia has not left a U.S. astronaut behind at the International Space Station

Science

Yes, the WHO has identified a variant that combines delta and omicron variants

Coronavirus

No, a study on Joro spiders doesn’t say they will colonize the entire East Coast by this spring

Environment

No, iodine pills won’t protect you from most radiation effects in a nuclear attack

Ukraine

No, people are not either left-brained or right-brained

Science

Yes, some at-home COVID tests contain a toxic chemical, but they’re safe when used correctly

Coronavirus

VERIFY Fact Sheet: COVID-19 testing

Fact Sheets