60 Minutes interview out of context
Says Donald Trump promised "to take care of everybody (through government-run healthcare and) the government's going to pay for it."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 21st, 2016
Another Zika rumor
"The most likely triggering cause of (microcephaly)" is the "DTaP shot, a vaccine that had been recently mandated by the Brazilian government to be injected into pregnant women."
— Politifact Global News Service on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Incidence rates mostly have declined
"HIV/AIDS among women is skyrocketing in Austin."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, October 2nd, 2015
“He could have said, ‘A bar of gold cost $1 million, so Daraprim is underpriced' "
"Daraprim is still underpriced, relative to its peers."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Immunizations don't exist for trivial illnesses
There are a "multitude" of vaccines that do not prevent deadly and crippling diseases.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Twitter debate ignores scientific research
The California governor "says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum" in vaccines.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, July 17th, 2015
Dangerous but not THAT dangerous
"Once a woman enters into the sex trade, her average life expectancy is seven years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 31st, 2015
Numbers have been stable
"The proportion of Rhode Islanders entering substance abuse treatment primarily due to marijuana use has reached its highest point in 20 years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 17th, 2015
It's a study of 3,000 kids -- not an across-the-board requirement
Say Michelle Obama "mandates" weighing children in day care.
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Evidence clear that measles bigger threat than vaccine
The measles vaccine has killed 108 people in the last decade, while no one has died of measles.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
UPDATED: Some 80 percent of preschoolers in 2013
"When I came into office, our vaccination rate in Texas was 65 percent. When I left two weeks ago, it was 95 percent."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Scientific consensus says otherwise
"There is no good data showing secondhand smoke kills people."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Inflated factoid ignores most long-term homeless
"In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
Cultural factors bigger than economic ones, scholars say
Suicide comes from federal government largesse "saying you are not worth anything but you are going to get something for nothing."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 27th, 2014
As far as we know, his temperature was fine
Says Thomas Eric Duncan came into the United States "with an elevated temperature."
— Politifact National on Sunday, October 26th, 2014
He has an M.D. from Yale
"Obama, instead of nominating a health professional, he nominated someone who is an anti-gun activist (for surgeon general)."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
More like violent vomiting
Some doctors say Ebola can be transmitted through the air by "a sneeze or some cough."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, October 19th, 2014
It's always been a possibility
"We were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States."
— Politifact National on Sunday, October 12th, 2014
Leticia Van de Putte "voted to give illegal immigrants in this country free health care--not emergency health care but total free health care."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
ISIS getting more than 1,600 troops
Says President Barack Obama is "sending a much larger (force) " to deal with Ebola "than ISIS is getting."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014