NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
October 8, 2021
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine does not contain fetal cells, contrary to online claims
CLAIM: Newly leaked emails among Pfizer employees show that the company's COVID-19 vaccine contains fetal cells.
THE FACTS: A widely shared video by the group Project Veritas has led to a false claim online that purported emails among Pfizer officials show that the pharmaceutical...