Khaya Himmelman

Khaya Himmelman is a fact checker for The Dispatch. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and Barnard College.

Khaya Himmelman

Fact Checking Claims About COVID-19 Vaccines and Myocarditis

A doctor claims the vaccines have caused an uptick in the heart condition.

Fact Check: No Evidence To Suggest Foo Fighters Drummer Died of Vaccine

A viral social media post insinuates he died of myocarditis.

Fact Checking Two Claims About Vaccines by Marjorie Taylor Greene

The Georgia representative said that Anthony Fauci is recommending a fourth COVID shot and claimed that kids need only one dose of the polio vaccine.

Fact Check: Did Ketanji Brown Jackson Want to Release Inmates During the Pandemic?

Republican senators raised the question during Jackson’s confirmation hearing.

Fact Checking a Now-Deleted Ilhan Omar Tweet

Omar originally claimed journalist Julia Ioffe made racist claims about the war in Ukraine before correcting herself.