This video has nothing to do with the recent Covid-19 deaths, it is a part of a Russian music video.

A viral clip showing a man in a black body bag smoking took netizens by surprise. Many have been claiming that the clip shows a pile of dead bodies of corona infected people, in which one man is still alive. This is how ‘they’ are fooling the public in the name of the coronavirus. Fact […]

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Does this video show a nurse in Malaysia entertaining people at the COVID-19 vaccination centre?

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 patients in India, social media is filled with misinformation related to the disease. Fact Crescendo has fact-checked many such videos and images earlier. Amidst this a video of a woman dressed in white scarf singing a Bollywood song is being shared claiming that the nurse is singing hindi […]

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Bihar Education Project Council has not issued an order to close down schools

False and misleading reports of school and college closures are being shared on social media platforms due to the increasing coronavirus infection in the country. Fact Crescendo has fact-checked many such viral posts. The picture of one such circular is going viral on social media with the claim that in view of the coronavirus infection […]

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No, a Mob Did Not Thrash the Police in Beed, Maharashtra in Protest Against the Lockdown

A video clip showing a mob raining blows on a police officer is doing rounds on social media with a claim that it is from Beed district of Maharashtra. The viral message accompanying this video states that the incident took place when people in Beed vehemently opposed the lockdown imposed in the district.  Fact Crescendo […]

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FAKE NEWS- Aditya Thackeray has tested positive for HIV AIDS

The news that the Maharashtra’s environment and tourism minister Aditya Thackeray has contracted HIV AIDS is being shared on social media. By sharing a screenshot of the TV-Bharatvarsh news social media users claim that Maharashtra’s chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s son Aditya Thackeray has tested positive for HIV AIDS. Readers of Fact Crescendo requested a fact […]

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Old news bulletin stating that passenger trains have been cancelled is going viral

With the rise in the number of COVID-19 patients in the country social media is filled with misinformation related to the virus and vaccine. Amidst this, social media users are sharing a news bulletin run byABP News which claims that the Indian Railways has cancelled all passenger train’s till 31st March. The six minute-long breaking […]

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Beware of the fake website for the COVID-19 Vaccine registration!

Image Credits- pharmaceutical-technology.com With the second phase of vaccination being started across the country for those above the age of 60 years and people above the age of 45 years with co-morbidities, a message is going viral on social media claiming that it contains the link to the COVID-19 vaccination self-registration portal. The message also […]

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