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The White House Isn’t Selling Coronavirus Coins

The White House Isn’t Selling Coronavirus Coins

Headlines shared across social media caused some to wrongly believe the White House is selling coins commemorating the COVID-19 pandemic. The coin referenced is being sold by the White House Gift Shop, which is a private company based in Pennsylvania.

Stay-at-Home Policies Treat Mosques Same as Churches

Stay-at-Home Policies Treat Mosques Same as Churches

A Facebook post claims that mosques have been allowed to remain open for services, while churches have not. But all places of worship are treated the same by state regulations that prohibit religious gatherings in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Video: Understanding COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Video: Understanding COVID-19 Antibody Tests

In this video, we take a look at COVID-19 antibody tests, which can reveal whether someone was previously infected with the novel coronavirus — and explain why a positive or negative result may not always be so easy to interpret.

Trump’s COVID-19 Testing Claim Is Way Off

Trump’s COVID-19 Testing Claim Is Way Off

The United States has not done more COVID-19 testing than “every country combined,” as President Donald Trump claimed in remarks during a recent press briefing.

A Misleading Ad in Heated Kansas GOP Senate Primary

A Misleading Ad in Heated Kansas GOP Senate Primary

In the Kansas Republican Senate primary, a super PAC supporting Rep. Roger Marshall inaccurately describes Club for Growth as an “anti-Trump organization” in a TV ad attacking Marshall’s rival, Kris Kobach.

Trump Misquotes Fauci on Coronavirus Threat

Trump Misquotes Fauci on Coronavirus Threat

Defending his early response to the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that in late February, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was saying, “This is no problem. This is going to blow over.”

Ditch Fund

A Democratic PAC dedicated to defeating Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Pelosi Hasn’t Promised to Resign if Trump is Reelected

Pelosi Hasn’t Promised to Resign if Trump is Reelected

Numerous websites are spreading a false story claiming that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “promises to resign” if President Donald Trump is reelected. The story originated on a website that calls its content satire, but has since been shared as if it were true.

No Evidence That Flu Shot Increases Risk of COVID-19

No Evidence That Flu Shot Increases Risk of COVID-19

A claim being pushed on social media and by an organization skeptical of vaccines is using a military study to falsely suggest that the flu vaccine increases someone’s risk of contracting COVID-19.

Q&A on COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Q&A on COVID-19 Antibody Tests

We’ll run through how the tests work and why it’s so hard to interpret what the results might mean.