A post shared widely on Facebook, which screenshotted and annotated a government website to claim that COVID-19 tests cannot distinguish between COVID-19 and a cold, measles or ebola, has been debunked.
In this issue of CoronaCheck: an image of a Microsoft logo etched into a field has been found to be fake by fact checkers. The image was being used to promote the conspiracy theory that founder Bill Gates made the novel coronavirus.
Amid the COVID-19 infodemic online, a double-sided pamphlet containing a raft of coronavirus misinformation has reportedly been dropped in a Melbourne letterbox. RMIT ABC Fact Check debunks some of its claims.
Influential medical journal The Lancet has retracted its heavily-criticised study into hydroxychloroquine, a drug touted by Donald Trump as a "game changer" in the fight against coronavirus. So how did the paper slip through the cracks?