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Wednesday 24 March, 2021

FactCheck: Is the medication ivermectin an alternative to Covid-19 vaccines?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is the medication ivermectin an alternative to Covid-19 vaccines?

Mar 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,538 Views 0 Comments

A lot of studies are being carried out into whether the anti-parasitic drug could be used to treat Covid-19.

Saturday 23 January, 2021

FactCheck: No, the lack of hospitalisations from flu is not because cases are mistakenly being diagnosed as Covid-19
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the lack of hospitalisations from flu is not because cases are mistakenly being diagnosed as Covid-19

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 46,309 Views 0 Comments

The claim goes against what medical and scientific experts have observed in Ireland and other countries around the world.

Tuesday 22 December, 2020

FactCheck: No, a claim by an Irish doctor that PCR tests have a 97% false positive rate is not true
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, a claim by an Irish doctor that PCR tests have a 97% false positive rate is not true

Dec 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 46,493 Views 0 Comments

The video, which has attracted hundreds of shares and likes on Facebook, makes a number of claims about PCR testing.

Friday 11 December, 2020

FactCheck: Are RNA Covid-19 vaccines actually responsible for 'genetic manipulation'?
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

FactCheck: Are RNA Covid-19 vaccines actually responsible for 'genetic manipulation'?

Dec 11th 2020, 3:03 PM 19,923 Views 0 Comments

A tweet going viral raises the spectre of some vaccines causing lasting genetic change to our cells, but this is untrue.

Sunday 10 May, 2020

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19
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# China

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19

May 10th 2020, 8:30 AM 55,912 Views 88 Comments

“The market had an animal there that amplified the virus and gave it to a lot of people, because of the first 48 cases, 26 were associated with the market. That rings alarm bells.”

Friday 8 May, 2020

Investigation after animal carcass left to rot on popular canal walkway in Dublin
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# Dublin

Investigation after animal carcass left to rot on popular canal walkway in Dublin

May 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 31,081 Views 21 Comments

The carcass had been placed in a barrel and dumped on the towpath on the opposite side of the canal to the Grange Castle Business Park.

Sunday 3 May, 2020

Covid-19 impacting patients' kidneys with many ending up needing dialysis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 impacting patients' kidneys with many ending up needing dialysis

May 3rd 2020, 6:45 AM 32,123 Views 29 Comments

Irish authorities were ahead of the curve and got extra kidney treatment equipment and supplies after the disease outbreak in northern Italy.

Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Smokers urged to quit the habit as they are at greater risk from Covid-19
# Quit The Habit
# Quit The Habit

Coronavirus: Smokers urged to quit the habit as they are at greater risk from Covid-19

Mar 17th 2020, 6:15 AM 76,921 Views 48 Comments

Research has shown that active smoking increases your risk of respiratory tract infection.