Get the facts: Causes

22 October 2020

This video makes a number of inaccurate claims about the Covid-19 pandemic

We have seen similar claims before about Pirbright, Serco, and the Test and Trace system.

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This video makes a number of inaccurate claims about the Covid-19 pandemic
20 August 2020

Study doesn’t show that children are ‘silent super-spreaders’ of coronavirus

A study into the quantity of Covid-19 carried by some children does not prove they are ‘silent super-spreaders’.

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Study doesn’t show that children are ‘silent super-spreaders’ of coronavirus
18 August 2020

You cannot catch Legionnaires’ disease from a mask

Legionnaires’ disease is a bacterial infection caught through water.

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You cannot catch Legionnaires’ disease from a mask
10 August 2020

There is no proof you’re more likely to get Covid-19 if you’re tall

It was widely reported that a survey showed men over six foot tall are more likely to be infected with coronavirus. However, the research does not prove this.

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There is no proof you’re more likely to get Covid-19 if you’re tall
7 July 2020

Leicester going back into lockdown has nothing to do with 5G

Leicester is one of many cities which has 5G coverage.

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Leicester going back into lockdown has nothing to do with 5G
30 June 2020

Covid-19 study that links deaths to low vitamin D levels is flawed

This study has been removed from the online research library it was published on.

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Covid-19 study that links deaths to low vitamin D levels is flawed
30 June 2020

What do we know about Covid-19 inequalities among people from minority ethnic groups?

There are stark inequalities in Covid-19 outcomes in the UK.

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What do we know about Covid-19 inequalities among people from minority ethnic groups?
26 June 2020

Facebook post about Italy, coronavirus and 5G is almost all false

The post wrongly claims Italian doctors have found Covid-19 is caused by a bacteria.

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Facebook post about Italy, coronavirus and 5G is almost all false
18 June 2020

A Norwegian-British research paper doesn’t claim the virus causing Covid-19 was man-made

There is still no evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus was man-made.

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A Norwegian-British research paper doesn’t claim the virus causing Covid-19 was man-made
16 June 2020

Yes, patients were discharged to care homes without Covid-19 tests

Until 15 April there was no requirement to test patients being discharged from hospitals to care homes for Covid-19 in England.

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Yes, patients were discharged to care homes without Covid-19 tests

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