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18 August 2021

Conservative Woman article falsely claims vaccines don’t work

Claims that natural immunity is ‘complete’ and vaccines are ‘obsolete’ are completely false.

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Conservative Woman article falsely claims vaccines don’t work
18 August 2021

Magna Carta can’t be used to seize Edinburgh Castle

Claims that the historic law can be used to lawfully dissent against the government are completely untrue.

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Magna Carta can’t be used to seize Edinburgh Castle
17 August 2021

Samaritans doesn't have a text number anymore

A post on Facebook shares out-of-date information about contacting the charity.

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Samaritans doesn't have a text number anymore
17 August 2021

French ambassador hasn’t left Kabul as Robert Peston claims

The French embassy has left its building in Kabul’s diplomatic quarter and relocated to the airport

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French ambassador hasn’t left Kabul as Robert Peston claims
16 August 2021

No evidence of ‘nanobots’ in Covid-19 test swabs

The claim follows other misinformation that parasites and nanoparticles are in the swabs.

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No evidence of ‘nanobots’ in Covid-19 test swabs
13 August 2021

Covid variants weren’t planned

A TikTok video falsely claims the variants of Covid-19 were “made up”.

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Covid variants weren’t planned
13 August 2021

PCR tests are not ‘a fraud’

An interview with Kary B Mullis seems to have been taken out of context. PCR tests detect viral genetic material and are very accurate.

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PCR tests are not ‘a fraud’
13 August 2021

Post makes misleading claims about Covid vaccines and animal trials

Animals used in clinical trials are usually euthanised so scientists can examine their organs.

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Post makes misleading claims about Covid vaccines and animal trials
13 August 2021

Messi didn’t double PSG’s Instagram followers

A Facebook post falsely claims that Messi signing with PSG doubled the club’s followers on Instagram.

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Messi didn’t double PSG’s Instagram followers
13 August 2021

Snapchat doesn’t secretly learn the time you were born

A social media post incorrectly suggests that Snapchat gathers information about when you were born without your knowledge.

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Snapchat doesn’t secretly learn the time you were born
13 August 2021

Grant Shapps misspoke about double vaccinated people on BBC Breakfast

Rather than saying that double vaccinated people are much less likely to get and carry coronavirus, which is true, he mistakenly said that they were more likely.

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Grant Shapps misspoke about double vaccinated people on BBC Breakfast
13 August 2021

Registering as a car’s keeper doesn’t automatically mean you don’t own it

Vehicles should be registered in the name of the person who uses it. `

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Registering as a car’s keeper doesn’t automatically mean you don’t own it

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