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21 September 2021

Pfizer’s new trial drug is not ivermectin in disguise

They are very different compounds.

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Pfizer’s new trial drug is not ivermectin in disguise
20 September 2021

Covid-19 vaccines passed animal trials

All four vaccines approved for use in the UK have passed animal trials.

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Covid-19 vaccines passed animal trials
20 September 2021

Vaccines do not raise your risk of catching Covid

The headline of a Daily Sceptic article misinterpreted the data in a PHE report— even though the report specifically warned against this.

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Vaccines do not raise your risk of catching Covid
17 September 2021

Universal Credit: Do politicians' claims about working more hours add up?

The Conservatives and Labour gave very different figures for how much longer claimants would have to work to offset the end of the £20 uplift

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Universal Credit: Do politicians' claims about working more hours add up?
16 September 2021

PCR tests have not been revoked by the FDA

The FDA recalled one brand of lateral flow tests earlier this year, but claims that PCR tests have been revoked by the agency are untrue.

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PCR tests have not been revoked by the FDA
16 September 2021

What do we know about the Covid-19 vaccines crossing the placenta?

The vaccines are recommended for pregnant women.

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What do we know about the Covid-19 vaccines crossing the placenta?
16 September 2021

Scottish taxes don’t subsidise English spending

Public spending per person in Scotland is higher than across the UK as a whole, and higher than the revenue raised in Scotland.

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Scottish taxes don’t subsidise English spending
16 September 2021

CCTV showing woman’s drink being spiked is a dramatisation

A video on social media which shows a woman’s drink being spiked was staged for ‘entertainment purposes’.

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CCTV showing woman’s drink being spiked is a dramatisation
16 September 2021

Covid-19 is almost certainly killing more people than suicide

A Facebook post that suicide deaths are higher provides no evidence. And what evidence we have suggests the opposite.

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Covid-19 is almost certainly killing more people than suicide
16 September 2021

Posts claiming ‘every share earns money’ for sick children tend to be fake

An image from 2017 of a girl with leukemia is going viral, but she isn’t getting a $1 donation per share.

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Posts claiming ‘every share earns money’ for sick children tend to be fake
16 September 2021

Poster claiming bread is healthy for ducks gets its facts in a flap

Bread is healthy in small amounts but should form part of a wider diet, according to charities and experts.

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Poster claiming bread is healthy for ducks gets its facts in a flap
16 September 2021

World Trade Center 7 didn’t collapse for ‘no apparent reason'

A nearby building did collapse on 9/11 despite not being hit by a plane, due to a complex process of structural failures caused by fire.

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World Trade Center 7 didn’t collapse for ‘no apparent reason'

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