‘They’re at war with us’: A free ID program for senior citizens puts East Palestine firefighters in crosshairs of train derailment conspiracy theorists
The Fire Chief who first advocated for the program shot down conspiratorial claims.
On Feb 20, 2023 by Mikael Thalen
Woman falls ill after encountering escaped lab monkeys—sparking new pandemic fears, wild conspiracy theories
Conspiracy theorists blamed everyone from Bill Gates to Hollywood for the crash.
On Jan 25, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
‘You oughta be fired for not answering’: Man confuses TikToker’s number for the CDC, leaves multiple angry voicemails
'I love that he makes it seem like the CDC is one person.'
On Jan 16, 2022 by Dan Latu
This new meme is mocking the CDC’s decision to shorten quarantine times
'The CDC announced they’re dating Pete Davidson.'
On Dec 29, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
‘It’s the new anti-vaccine talking point’: Conservatives are saying they ‘identify as vaccinated’ following CDC’s new mask guidance
'You guys have like one joke you tell over and over again.'
On May 16, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Facebook removes Senate candidate’s post about CDC coronavirus death numbers
Facebook says posts that misstate CDC coronavirus death data will be removed.
On Sep 2, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Video shows woman refusing to wear a mask in a hospital
She called masks 'mainstream media propaganda.'
On Jul 8, 2020 by Sierra Juarez
This man died from coronavirus hours after begging Facebook friends to wear masks
'If you have to go out, wear a mask and practice social distancing.'
On Jul 3, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio
CDC accused of stoking anti-Asian racism with Instagram post
The post has since been removed.
On Apr 22, 2020 by Samira Sadeque
Here’s how feds might be using your cellphone data to aid coronavirus response
Feds will be able to use cellphone data to tell whether people are social distancing.
On Mar 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Old job postings on the CDC website are sparking conspiracy theories
It's all over the web and appears to originate with one man.
On Mar 20, 2020 by Claire Goforth
Woman’s coronavirus tweetstorm illustrates how unprepared officials are
'This is all incredibly frustrating.'
On Mar 3, 2020 by Samira Sadeque
The gross history of washing your condoms
Once upon a time, you HAD to wash and reuse your condoms.
On Aug 2, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
CDC can’t use the words ‘transgender’ and ‘diversity’ after Trump edict
The internet is confused—and concerned.
On Dec 16, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz