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No legitimate news sites contain reports of Natalia Bryant's death
This rating is not in the latest surveys that measure Filipinos' trust in President Rodrigo Duterte
Although there have been reports of Chinese intrusions in the Philippines' territorial waters in the past, the photo that circulated was taken by NOAA at the Pacific Ocean
Vanessa Bryant is alive and is actively posting on social media
As of Tuesday, February 18, the World Health Organization says 'there is still no specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus'
'Categorically and objectively speaking, I did not utter, gesture, [or] insinuate any malicious statement about the President,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
The photo was taken in 2014, showing participants of an art project remembering Katzbach Nazi concentration camp victims
The video was taken in Palau and was uploaded in July 2019
Spreading unverified information, especially exaggerated claims and warnings, only causes unnecessary panic and harm
The World Health Organization says the virus 'has spread to countries with both hot and humid climates, as well as cold and dry'
WHO says drinking traditional herbal teas is ‘not specifically recommended as 2019-nCoV remedies as they are not effective to protect yourself’
The photos are from an art performance by Chinese artist Zhu Yu from a show in 2000. The performance is a commentary on human nature and God.
The United States embassy in the Philippines denies issuing such an advisory. The screenshot supposedly from the embassy's website also contains spelling errors.
This is a fabricated, rehashed claim that first surfaced in 2017
Both local and foreign media reported on the low fatality rate of the 2019-nCoV
The photo was taken in 2008 when a medical team from Japan helped out in China after the Sichuan earthquake
The World Health Organization says 'there is no evidence' that garlic can protect humans from 2019-nCoV
WHO has not said that temperatures affect the spread of the virus
The Global Medical Center of Laguna says it 'has no confirmed 2019 coronavirus case' there around the time the claim was spread
(UPDATED) Several fact-checking organizations that are signatory to Poynter's International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) collaborated to combat disinformation on the 2019 novel coronavirus or nCoV
At least 48 fact-checking units around the world are fighting false information about the novel coronavirus. Claims range from 'miraculous vaccines' to conspiracy theories.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the 2019 nCoV belongs to Coronaviridae, a 'completely different family of viruses.' It is not rabies.
As of Tuesday, January 28, the Department of Health says that there is still no confirmed case of 2019 nCoV in the country
As of January 28, DOH says there is still no confirmed case of the 2019 nCov in the Philippines
The video shows a helicopter crash in the United Arab Emirates in December 2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has no official announcement about the release of a new design of Philippine peso bills
As of January 24, Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo maintains that there are still no confirmed cases of 2019 nCoV in the Philippines
The footage is from a video game simulator called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron
As of January 23, Congress is still sitting on the bills submitted to renew ABS-CBN’s franchise
Both the Department of Transportation and the Philippine National Police say the man in the photo was part of a security simulation conducted by cops
Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.
Taal Volcano has 47 craters and Binintiang Malaki is among them
Based on Phivolcs' hazard maps, there are only 5 potential eruption vents, all found in Volcano Island or Taal Lake
The airstrike shown in the video has nothing to do with the conflict between the US and Iran. It shows the rocket attacks that involved Palestinians and Israel in November 2018.
Robredo distributed rice, canned goods, noodles, bottled water, and face masks
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it is 'almost unlikely' for the low tide in Oriental Mindoro to cause a volcanic tsunami
Phivolcs says it is 'almost unlikely' for Taal Volcano to draw in water from the seas surrounding Oriental Mindoro because they are not connected
Majority of the photos circulated were taken in Guatemala after the 2018 Volcan de Fuego eruption
The Department of Health flags the chain message as 'fake content'
Ashfall affects electricity only in some areas of Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna, and Meralco is already working to restore power in these places
An official statement from the mall management says the foundation of the mall is ‘built on concrete piles that reach the bedrock and will withstand extreme situations’
(UPDATED) Here are the false claims we and our readers spotted online about the Taal Volcano eruption
The photo shows a volcano in Chile from 2015, not Taal
As of 5 pm on January 13, 2020, Taal Volcano is still on Alert Level 4
The chain message is an old claim that has resurfaced after Taal Volcano started spewing ash. ABS-CBN weatherman Kuya Kim Atienza denies the claim in a tweet on January 12, 2020.
There can be several volcanic eruptions on any given day
Mayon Volcano has been under Alert Level 2 since March 2018
Phivolcs maintains that there is 'no reliable technology in the world that can confidently predict the date, time, and location of large earthquakes'
The photo is of the Santiaguito lava dome in Guatemala and not Taal Volcano