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Clive Palmer speaks to the media about hydroxychloroquine. (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

Did hydroxychloroquine contribute to Australia’s low COVID-19 death rate?

Clive Palmer claims that hydroxychloroquine has contributed to Australia's low COVID-19 death rate. But has it?

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Does Australia have the highest food security in the world?

Agriculture Minister David LIttleproud says Australia has the best food security in the world. RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.

Australian Council of Social Service CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie. (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

What does being unemployed do for your chances of ever working again?

The Australian Council of Social Service says being unemployed nearly halves your chances of ever working again. The RMIT ABC Fact Check unit investigates.

Clive Palmer (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

Fact checking Clive Palmer’s hydroxychloroquine claims

Billionaire businessman Clive Palmer has taken out ads in major newspapers spruiking hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment.

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Scrub away, hand sanitiser is unlikely to harm your pets

RMIT ABC Fact Check debunks the latest coronavirus misinformation.

Alexander Downer. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Is it illegal under the constitution for a state to close its borders to other Australians?

As states closed their borders to stop the spread of COVID-19, claims surfaced that it might be illegal under the consitution.

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Ibuprofen, furry friends and a COVID-19 vaccine debunked

Communications have been swirling around the internet, claiming ibuprofen has been shown to be unsafe for COVID-19 patients. But the messages are not from who they say they are.

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No, Belgium didn’t ban group sex (and other debunked coronavirus misinformation)

Fake news is spreading as fast as the coronavirus itself. RMIT ABC Fact Check examines claims from lions in Russia to a sex ban in Belgium.

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Coronavirus is providing fertile ground for misinformation

As the world grapples with an unprecedented health crisis, it is now more important than ever to ensure that the information we share is accurate and fact-based.

Who are the 75 Australian ‘scientists and professionals’ who say there is no climate emergency?

Who is behind the latest petition attempting to throw doubt on the science of climate change — and who are the Australian signatories?

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