PM Modi has not announced any internet ban due to COVID-19 misinformation

In the on-going chaos surrounding COVID-19 social media is filled with a lot of misleading  videos and photos related to the virus. One such image which appears to be a screenshot of a popular news channel’s news bulletin which claims that PM Modi has announced closing of internet facilities in India from midnight due to […]

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Holding your breathe for 10 seconds is not a valid test for Coronavirus

Social media have come up with several home remedies to cure and prevent Coronavirus. This time social media users claim that there is home remedy to check whether you are positive for Coronavirus or not. An advisory attributed to the Stanford Hospital Board, claims that if you can hold your breath for more than 10 […]

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No, World’s Cutest Baby Anahita Hashemzadeh Does Not Have Coronavirus

Social media is abuzz with the claim that the world’s cutest baby has been diagnosed with coronavirus.  Photos of a beautiful girl child are being shared with the caption: Pray for the cutest baby in the world. She is suffering from coronavirus. Plz pray for this baby. Believing it true, many users are commenting for […]

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Post Lockdown shops will remain closed, Detention by police, No home deliveries? No this is Fake News!

After the Coronavirus outbreak in India, the country has come together to fight against the virus. Countrieshave been put into lockdown, schools closed, events canceled, factories shuttered, millionstold to workfrom home and emergency funds released. Amidst this we came across a viral message circulating on social media claiming that from 24th March 2020 during lockdown all grocery, milk, chemist, vegetable […]

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No, this image does not show dead doctors and nurses in Italy !

In the light of the health emergency concern, several false narratives are going viral on social media, which are creating panic among the citizens of different countries. Amidst this a viral image on social media claims that doctors and nurses in Italy are dying and are lying dead on the ground due to the Coronavirus […]

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There is no vaccine for Coronavirus as yet !

Social Media is overflowing with home remedies regarding the cure of Coronavirus. Scientists all over the world are working to develop a vaccine for coronavirus that has already claimed 12784 people and infected almost 3 lakh globally according to the WHO’s situation report on 22 March 2020. Amidst this a post on social media is […]

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Have lions been released on the streets to impose a public curfew in Russia? Read the truth.

Social Media is flooded with absurd claims regarding Corona virus. The best way to prevent this disease is social distancing where people are requested to stay at home and not come out in public or take part in large gatherings. Several districts in India have gone under a lockdown as a practice of social distancing. […]

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BBMP will not spray any medicine for COVID-19. Do not believe this rumor.

After the Coronavirus outbreak in India, the country has come together to fight against the virus. Countries have been put into lockdown, schools closed, events canceled, factories shuttered, millions told to work from home and emergency funds released. Amidst this we came across a viral message circulating on social media claiming that BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) has requested people not to […]

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Viral WhatsApp audio claiming 2 month lock down in India is FAKE !

There has been a situation of panic among the citizens due to the outbreak of COVID-19 amidst which the social media is flooded with hoaxes related to the disease. COVID-19 has claimed 8778 lives until now as per the Situation Report published by the WHO on 19th March 2020. Recently we came across a viral […]

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Hot air from hair dryer will cannot kill Coronavirus.

Coronavirus has claimed 7426 lives until now globally according to the situation report published by WHO on 17th March 2020. Social media is flooded with absurd home remedies for treating the Coronavirus infection. Amidst all the viral misinformation and chaos regarding Coronavirus, we came across a video, which claimed that COVID-19 could be killed by […]

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