The Ferret Fact Service is keeping a running tally of misinformation linked to the novel coronavirus outbreak to help everyone stay safe. If you see anything you think we should check please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 20, 2020
Airbnb hosts across Scotland are facing police and council action for welcoming guests despite a government ban aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19.
March 31, 2020
Many Scottish health boards have struggled to recruit as many consultant anaesthetists as they need, making it harder to keep coronavirus patients alive.
March 29, 2020
Hundreds of police recruits training at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan were not given medical checks or made to social distance, we can reveal.
March 26, 2020
Dozens of Scottish Covid-19 Facebook groups have been formed in recent weeks, with some being used to promote false information about the pandemic.
March 24, 2020
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim that face masks are not effective against Covid-19.
October 30, 2020
Ferret Fact Service looks into the age-old question. Jaffa Cakes: cake or biscuit?
October 9, 2020
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim that DNR orders were placed on patients 45 and older in an East Kilbride hospital.
October 7, 2020