Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Coronavirus Ron DeSantis stated on October 24, 2023 in a town hall in New Hampshire: “The Republicans and Trump funded $400 million in March of 2020 for mail ballots.” Nikki Haley stated on April 10, 2023 in a town hall in Salix, Iowa: There is “$500 billion of unspent COVID money” that can be rescinded. Jared Moskowitz stated on March 26, 2023 in an interview on CNN: Former President Donald Trump “instructed all the governors to shut down” because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom Horne stated on September 14, 2022 in a debate: “Kids are resistant to COVID as opposed to older people.” Instagram posts stated on October 17, 2022 in an Instagram post: “Boston University CREATES a new COVID strain that has an 80% kill rate.” National Republican Congressional Committee stated on October 4, 2022 in a TV ad.: Abigail Spanberger supported “nearly $1 billion in stimulus checks for prisoners, including domestic terrorists.” Tony Evers stated on July 24, 2022 in TV interview: "We are number one in the country as far as our spending (COVID-19 relief) money on businesses as it relates to the percentage of federal funds that we receive." One Nation stated on July 16, 2022 in ads: Raphael Warnock and Catherine Cortez Masto “voted to allow hundreds of millions of dollars of COVID relief funds to be squandered” on leisure projects. Jane Timken stated on April 13, 2022 in a campaign ad: Joe Biden's spending “has sent prices skyrocketing." Rob Astorino stated on January 20, 2022 in a tweet: Gov. Kathy Hochul’s “record” includes “firing” 34,000 health care workers. David Willis stated on February 17, 2022 in a speech: There are now zero students, staff or anyone “related to the school system” in Union County” hospitalized with COVID-19, despite harsh criticism of school COVID policy. Facebook posts stated on February 4, 2022 in a Facebook post: Binding masks to your face with gauze and wrapping pantyhose around your face and mask are now “suggestions to make your mask more ‘effective.’” Bloggers stated on January 12, 2022 in a blog post: “Fully vaccinated Australians in hospital for COVID-19 surpass unvaccinated” Glenn Grothman stated on November 30, 2021 in Twitter: Says Joe Biden “shut down travel from 8 countries in response to the Omicron variant, but he refuses to require a #COVID19 test for illegal immigrants crossing our Southern border.” Bloggers stated on November 4, 2021 in a video: "Spike protein goes to nucleus and impairs DNA repair." Ron Klain stated on November 7, 2021 in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press": The Biden administration inherited gains of “50,000 jobs a month. We're now finally back to 500,000 jobs a month. We inherited a country where 4,000 people a day were dying from Covid. That's now down 75%.” YouTube videos stated on October 17, 2021 in a Facebook post: COVID-19 “surges among most vaxxed communities, says Harvard study.” Joe Biden stated on October 7, 2021 in remarks in Elk Grove Village, Ill.: People who are vaccinated for the coronavirus “cannot spread it to you." TikTok posts stated on September 5, 2021 in a TikTok post: “Paris police beat a woman for shopping at a mall with no vaccine passport.” X posts stated on August 30, 2021 in on social media: “Near Morgantown, WV, a Moderna shipment truck crashed, hazmat dispatched, airspace shut down and now apparently Emergency Response is claiming the Department of Defense took it over.” The Gateway Pundit stated on August 29, 2021 in an Instagram post: “New Israeli study finds fully vaccinated people are at ‘greater risk of hospitalization’ and 13 times more likely to catch COVID-19 than those who have recovered and have natural immunity.” Facebook posts stated on August 24, 2021 in a Facebook post: “Washington public school forces unvaccinated teens to wear ankle monitors” as a condition of playing team sports. Instagram posts stated on August 12, 2021 in an Instagram post: “Mayo Clinic study shows Pfizer vaccine dropped to 42% effective.” Erin Marie Olszewski stated on August 2, 2021 in an Instagram post: “It’s not unusual for hospitals to sit at max or near max capacity on any given day.” Viral image stated on August 4, 2021 in a viral image: "I will need to show proof to do anything indoors in” New York City, “but not when I vote?" Steve Deace stated on August 2, 2021 in a Facebook post: Sweden had few COVID deaths in July, despite low vaccination rates, relaxed lockdown rules and low mask compliance. Joe Biden stated on July 21, 2021 in a CNN town hall: “You’re not going to get COVID if you have these vaccinations.” Instagram posts stated on June 30, 2021 in an Instagram post: Four pharmaceutical companies have questionable track records that suggest their COVID-19 vaccines aren’t safe. Instagram posts stated on May 20, 2021 in an Instagram post: A video shows “Dems caught not wearing masks” at the White House. Jeffrey Zients stated on May 9, 2021 in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union": “The research showed … that confidence overall in the vaccines increased after the pause” to review the safety of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine.