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No, the WHO has not identified ‘deltacron’ as a COVID-19 variant

Coronavirus

Yes, closing doors can help limit the spread of a fire and save lives

Science

Yes, you can test positive for COVID-19 on PCR tests for up to 12 weeks after infection

Coronavirus

No, COVID-19 and flu have not combined into a new strain called ‘flurona’

Coronavirus

VERIFY Fact Sheet: COVID-19 testing

Coronavirus

Claim that hangovers get worse with age needs context

Health

No, Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill treatment is not a vaccine replacement

Coronavirus

Yes, at-home COVID-19 rapid tests are as accurate as rapid tests done at testing sites

Coronavirus

No, NASA’s plan to crash a satellite into an asteroid doesn’t put Earth at risk

Science

Yes, a Bill Gates-owned company is planning to build a nuclear power plant in Wyoming

Business

No, there isn’t a new test to detect the omicron variant

Coronavirus

Yes, a potentially deadly parasite that enters people through bare feet is in the US

Health

Omicron variant: Don’t wait to get a booster shot, doctors say

Coronavirus

No, pledges made at COP26 are not likely to keep global warming below 1.5 C

Weather

No, AirPods don't transmit dangerously high electromagnetic or radiofrequency waves

Technology

Yes, climate change could impact the production of beer

Food