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Fact Check-Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun did not appear on 1939 Vogue cover

Some social media users have shared an image of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife Olena Zelenska that appeared in Vogue’s July 2022 edition next to an image of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, with the claim that the latter image featured in Vogue in 1939. However, no such image of Hitler and Braun was published by Vogue in 1939.

Fact Check-2017 footage does not show security personnel with fake arms walking behind Trump

A seven-second clip does not show security personnel with fake arms walking behind the former U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania during the 2017 presidential inauguration parade. Although the short video shows the individuals with their hands placed relatively still while walking behind the former president, a longer version of the scene shows the security personnel moving their hands at multiple points.

Fact Check- Monkeypox is not the same disease as Leprosy

A widely shared social media post likening the current monkeypox outbreak to biblical-era leprosy outbreaks has some users confused, others amused. The post says but does not provide any evidence that monkeypox, a viral disease, and leprosy, a bacterial infection, are actually the same illness. They are not.

Fact Check-Quote attributed to Senator Lindsey Graham on insulin and overpopulation originated as satire

A provision proposed by U.S. Democrats to cap insulin costs in the United States did not make it into the Inflation Reduction Act, passed by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 7. After this, social media users shared a statement purportedly made on C-SPAN by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. This was originally posted as satire, but some social media users have been duped into thinking it is a real comment by Graham.