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Steve May 13, 2022

For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were few effective treatments — and no easy-to-take oral pill to treat infection with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.  That changed when the Food and Drug Administration authorized Paxlovid, an antiviral pill made by Pfizer, at the end of 2021. The drug had posted impressive results in a randomized controlled trial, […]

Steve May 13, 2022

Quick Take A shortage of baby formula has provoked misleading partisan claims that suggest President Joe Biden is responsible for the “bare shelves.” But the shortage has been caused by a recall and plant shutdown by a major manufacturer and ongoing supply-chain issues due to the pandemic. Full Story Baby formula has become increasingly unavailable in the U.S. over the […]

Steve May 13, 2022

13 May 2022 What was claimed The opening lines of Amber Heard’s testimony were taken from the 1999 movie The Talented Mr Ripley. Our verdict Ms Heard did not begin her testimony with this quote, and did not say these words at any point during her first day on the stand. A post circulating on […]

Steve May 13, 2022

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy […]

Steve May 13, 2022

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. In addition, these sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information; therefore, fact-checking and further investigation is recommended on a per article basis when obtaining information from these sources. See all Conspiracy-Pseudoscience […]

Steve May 12, 2022

The Difference Between We’re, Where, and Were It is common to confuse we’re, were, and where. We’re is a contraction of “we are,” where references location, and were is the plural past tense of “are.” Used in a sentence, it works like this, “we’re where we were.” Where the sentence means, “we are, in the […]

Steve May 12, 2022

How to Trade Options Explained Options contracts represent the right to buy or sell an underlying asset, before an expiration date, once certain price conditions are met.[18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25] There are two basic ways to participate in the options market: You can buy an option contract You can sell (AKA write) an option contract. There are two […]