AKB Fact Checking Tool for COVID-19

Here are some examples:

Coronavirus was created by the US

Israel has developed a viable vaccine

Eating silver particles will cure you from Coronavirus


The Anti-Knowledge Fact Checking Tool is an effort by the Cornell Database Group. The technical paper describing the mining of an Anti-Knowledge Base for Fact Checking, collaboration with Google NYC, can be found here. The COVID-19 AKB Fact Checking Tool is part of the COVID-19 automated fact checking initiative, collaboration with EUROCOM.


This work is funded by a Google Faculty Research Award for mining misinformation from Wikipedia and other sources.


Data Sources: Our COVID-19 AKB has been created using The Google FactCheck Claim Search API and The CoronaVirusFacts Database


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