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Past articles by Matt:

VERIFY: US Olympic athletes don't get a salary, but they can win money for medals

Being on Team USA doesn't mean athletes get a salary. But, they can make money by winning medals. → Read More

VERIFY: How effective are the vaccines against the Delta variant?

Increasingly, new cases of COVID-19 are from the Delta variant of the virus. Experts report the vaccines still show effectiveness against it. → Read More

Verify: A closer look at two key Supreme Court rulings on Affordable Care Act and same-sex couples

Throughout June the Supreme Court issued several landmark rulings. Here is a closer look at what they decided. → Read More

Why is the car warranty scam so popular?

They are one of the most popular robocalls. Scam artists play on our concerns about our vehicles, while mixing in with legit warranty calls. → Read More

Verify: Why don't we have a vaccine for the common cold?

Experts say a combination of what causes the cold and the severity of symptoms make it difficult to justify researching a vaccine. → Read More

VERIFY: No link between coronavirus vaccines and fertility

Rumors online claim the COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility. Two experts explain they are specifically designed not to harm our bodies. → Read More

Verify: Yes, FEMA will pay funeral expenses for people who died from COVID-19

Next month, FEMA will begin paying funeral expenses for people who died from COVID-19. This includes people who have already paid for funerals. → Read More

VERIFY: Explaining non-fungible tokens and what they are used for

These digital collectibles that exist only online are selling for millions of dollars. → Read More

VERIFY: How do we measure immunity against COVID-19?

Between infections and immunizations, millions of people have developed a level of immunity against the coronavirus. But, how do scientists measure it? → Read More

VERIFY: Could people have allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines?

Around one in one million vaccines given out has a severe allergic reaction. That is why medical professionals have safety protocols in place. → Read More

VERIFY: What ingredients are in the COVID-19 vaccines?

We know about the mRNA and viral vectors. What else is in the solution? → Read More

VERIFY: When could AstraZeneca's vaccine be approved in the United States?

Recent medical concerns have put AstraZeneca's vaccine rollout in Europe on hold. In the U.S. the FDA is watching Europe closely. → Read More

VERIFY: Are people with Type O blood less susceptible to COVID-19?

There is no conclusive evidence to back up this claim. → Read More

VERIFY: Explaining how conservatorship works, and the legal process behind it

Britney spears conservatorship 2021: Legal conservatorship definition, How to get out of conservatorship explained. How are conservatorships legal? Fact check → Read More

VERIFY: Here's how much immunity you have, if you've already had COVID-19

The latest study from NIH shows 95% of people who recovered from the virus had some level of immunity. However, that level varies from person to person. → Read More

VERIFY: Plasma treatment for COVID-19 patients will delay vaccine

If you got Convalescent Plasma Therapy, you will have to wait 90 days to get a vaccine. → Read More

VERIFY: Here's the difference between the 3 COVID-19 vaccines

It's tempting to judge the vaccines based on their efficacy ratings, but that might be misleading. → Read More

Verify: No, Loudoun County did not 'cancel' Dr. Seuss

The Northern Virginia school district didn't ban the author's books, but district officials are moving away from focusing "Read Across America Day" on him. → Read More

Verify: No, you don't get to choose which COVID-19 vaccine you get

It depends on how your state is allocating the vaccines. → Read More

VERIFY: If you took unemployment in 2020, you could owe on your tax returns

Unemployment filings don't require people to withhold for taxes. If you didn't do it, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise. → Read More