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stated on October 12, 2023 in a town hall in Exeter, N.H.
China is “the largest developer of neuro-strike weapons, weapons engineered to change the brain activity of military commanders and segments of the population.”
stated on October 21, 2023 in a post on X
“The FDA is required to take the COVID vaccines off the market” because they are “adulterated.”
stated on August 30, 2023 in an Instagram post
Bill Gates-funded research into genetically engineered cattle ticks is responsible for red-meat allergies from alpha-gal syndrome in the U.S.
stated on June 7, 2023 in on “The Ingraham Angle”
Particulate matter, found in wildfire smoke, has “no effect” on human health and is “total junk science.”
stated on May 30, 2023 in a video
Roseanne Barr made a video of a rainbow in a sprinkler questioning 'what the heck is in our water supply.'
stated on April 20, 2023 in an image
The ocean is "flat" and "contained" by land features that jut up from a flat (not spherical) earth.
stated on April 6, 2023 in a post
"Scientists struggle to understand why Antarctica hasn’t warmed for over 70 years despite rise in CO2."
stated on April 14, 2023 in a video
A video proves that “our own government is acknowledging that they’re spraying the skies” with toxic chemicals.
stated on March 2, 2023 in a video shared on Facebook
Video shows that certain drinks can “test positive” for COVID-19 when using at-home COVID-19 tests.
stated on February 6, 2023 in a Facebook post
“The moon is a habitable place.”
stated on February 7, 2023 in a Facebook post
The earthquake in Turkey is a "scripted" use of geo engineering weather modification HAARP
stated on January 29, 2023 in an image shared on Instagram
“Pfizer just got caught doing gain of function to mutate covid intentionally for vaccines.”
stated on January 25, 2023 in a post
Global warming is a “fraud.”
stated on January 9, 2023 in a video shared on Instagram
“The World Health Organization has been working since 1974 on vaccines to create permanent sterility.”
stated on January 23, 2023 in social media posts on January 23, 2023
Electrically charged stones discovered in Congo.
stated on January 17, 2023 in a post
"Climate change is a naturally occurring phenomenon that can be tracked throughout prehistoric eras."
stated on December 10, 2022 in a video on Instagram
The COVID-19 vaccines were linked to the deaths of 80 Canadian doctors.
stated on November 29, 2022 in an Instagram post
“There may be a new pandemic on the way after the release of a 50,000-year-old zombie virus.”
stated on November 13, 2022 in a video
Climate change is “dictated by solar activity and the moon” and has “nothing to do with mankind.”
stated on October 29, 2022 in Instagram post
Photo shows Stanford scientists' "3D model of how Joseph, the husband of Mary the Mother of Jesus Christ, might have looked.”
United Facts of America: Looking at the profit motive driving anti-vaccine misinformation
By Madison Czopek • November 7, 2023
How health incidents like Bronny James’ cardiac arrest fuel COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
By Madison Czopek • July 31, 2023
RFK Jr.’s Wi-Fi claim about human blood-brain barriers isn’t backed by definitive research
By Madison Czopek • July 10, 2023
Fact-check: Does milk consumption increase breast cancer risk? More research is needed, experts say
By Maria Briceño • June 19, 2023
Anti-abortion advocates turn to the environment: Is mifepristone in wastewater a threat?
By Samantha Putterman • May 31, 2023
CO2 is only 0.04% of the atmosphere, but a viral video ignores that it’s a major climate threat
By Tom Kertscher • April 21, 2023
Immunity from COVID-19 infection is strong and lasting, but carries risks, research finds
By Samantha Putterman • March 7, 2023
Did Ohio train derailment cause CDC to update its vinyl chloride toxicology info? No
By Madison Czopek • February 24, 2023
'Died Suddenly' repeats debunked COVID-19 vaccine claims, promotes conspiracy theory
By Madison Czopek • November 29, 2022
Is the titanium dioxide in tampons toxic?
By Grace Abels • August 12, 2022
What we know about how monkeypox is spreading — and what we still don’t know
By Madison Czopek • August 5, 2022
There’s no evidence that the virus behind the monkeypox outbreak was leaked from a Wuhan lab
By Madison Czopek • July 28, 2022
‘Reinfections are going to continue to occur’: COVID-19 immunity and the risks of reinfection
By Madison Czopek • July 19, 2022
Doctors ‘strongly discourage’ using herbs to induce a miscarriage
By Jeff Cercone • July 6, 2022
‘Fauci lied:’ How misunderstanding about science and public health has helped fuel false claims
By Samantha Putterman • February 24, 2022
Kilimanjaro’s ice fields didn’t disappear by 2020. That doesn’t mean climate change isn’t happening
By Madison Czopek • February 7, 2022
What to know about the study on lockdowns and COVID-19 deaths by economists
By Samantha Putterman • February 7, 2022
NyQuil isn’t a cure-all for omicron variant
By Gabrielle Settles • January 7, 2022
PolitiFact’s guide to commonly misunderstood vaccine terms, and how to talk about them
By Samantha Putterman • November 23, 2021
Unpacking the noise around Dr. Anthony Fauci and beagle experiments
By Bill McCarthy • October 28, 2021
Latest promises about Science
Advance the biomedical research field
Double federal funding for basic science research over 10 years
Accelerate the development of new medicines, vaccines, and production capabilities
Ensure that stem cell research is conducted ethically and with vigorous oversight
Improve and prioritize student science assessments
Attract more students to science and math
Double federal spending for research on clean fuels
Provide grants to early-career researchers
Appoint an assistant to the president for science and technology policy
Reverse restrictions on stem cell research