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Tucker Carlson claims the NSA is spying on his show. The NSA says it isn’t, and Carlson has provided no evidence, excepting his word to bolster the claims.

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A London-based PR agency is offering French influencers cash to launder disinformation about the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines.

We looked at Fox coverage of Dr. Fauci from 2010 to 2016 and pandemic-related coverage from 2020 to 2021, using the Stanford TV analyzer.

originally published in the Novel Science disinformation newsletter

Multiple seemingly unrelated news outlets tweeted identical comments within one minute of each other. The typo shows it was all from the same source.

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Can the vaccine make you infertile? Can the vaccine affect the menstrual cycle? Here’s what we know.

  • Can the vaccine make you infertile?
  • Can vaccinated women somehow affect unvaccinated women’s cycles?
  • Can the vaccine affect the vaccinated woman’s cycle?

Here’s What Isn’t Happening

A rare reaction to the J&J vaccine appeared in six people. Around 7,000,000 doses have been given in the US.

Threats, Fact Checks, and Reads Newsletter

Threats, Fact-Checks, and Reads #4.11.21

Credit for text and research to Health Feedback, Full Fact, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, and Get Smart About News by Peter Adams (@PeterD_Adams), Suzannah Gonzales, and Hannah Covington (@HannahCov) of the News Literacy Project, and E Rosalie ( @NovSci) of Novel Science.

Covid Update

Vigilance Matters When Viruses Vary

Conservative pundits and elected officials have been pushing a “border crisis” narrative that lays blame exclusively on Biden. There’s just one problem: The facts say otherwise.

Border Surge: Blame eagerly tossed around but little in the way of evidence-based discussion

A hand signal provides those experiencing violence in home isolation a way to discreetly communicate when they need help.

A hand signal to discreetly communicate that you need help

If You See the Signal: Reach Out. Listen. Respond.

  • REACH OUT: use another form of communication (text, WhatsApp, social media, email)
  • LISTEN: Ask yes or no questions.
  • RESPOND: Only call 911 if the survivor asks. Let the survivor tell you what they need, how you can help.

Example of a woman using the signal in video chat:

E. Rosalie

Interdisciplinary PH scholar at Johns Hopkins | Senior Disinformation Researcher | Views reflect me alone | Subscribe @ Novel-Science.com

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