What others have fact-checked
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- The World Health Organization has put together a very useful 'myths busters' page that focuses on some of the most pervasive claims around Covid-19.
- Our fact-checking partners Full Fact in the UK are also working feverishly - visit their dedicated coronavirus fact-checks page.
- First Draft has built a built a searchable archive of fact-checked mis- and disinformation on coronavirus from around the world. The database collates output from more than 70 organisations sourced from Google’s Fact Check Explorer tool and Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN)
- AFP's fact-checking service has also been doing a lot of work around Covid-19 misinformation. Here's a growing list of their fact-checks so far.
- South Africa's New24 has a dedicated page debunking various hoaxes and myths. It also notes that in South Africa, it is now a crime to intentionally share fake news about coronavirus.
- The New York Times has written on memes that promise miracle coronavirus cures.
- The EU Disinfo Lab, an independent non-profit organisation focused on disinformation in the EU, has a resource hub dedicated to the pandemic.
- The government of South Africa also has a fake news page.
- Buzzfeed is keeping a running list of the latest coronavirus hoaxes spreading in the US.