No, Maharashtra Did Not declare a 15-day lockdown from 1st March

A screengrab of a Marathi news channel is going viral with a claim that the Maharashtra government declared a 15-day lockdown in the state starting from 1st March. It is being circulated after CM Uddhav Thackeray did an online address on Sunday in which he warned about the rapid growth of coronavirus cases in the […]

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Were 40 students hospitalised after taking the COVID-19 vaccine?

Social media is flooded with misinformation related to the COVID-19 vaccination drive going on in India. Amidst this social media users  posted a newspaper clipping and claimed that 40 students were hospitalized soon after their injection of the COVID-19 vaccine in India. The headline of the newspaper clipping reads as “40 students hospitalised after vaccination in Knp” […]

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Bill Gates did not say that people will die after taking the COVID-19 vaccine

Social media is flooded with misinformation related to the fatalities andside-effects suspected to be linked to COVID-19 vaccines. Amid this, several posts on social media claims that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said in an interview to CNBC that 7 lakh people will face death or disability after taking the vaccines. This message is going […]

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No, Two Health Workers Did Not Die after receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine in the UK

After the UK became the first nation to approve the coronavirus vaccine for general use, all eyes were on its mass vaccination rollout last week. However, on the first day of the immunization campaign came the news of two health care workers having allergic reactions after receiving the vaccine.  It fueled the already popular baseless […]

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The boy seen on the image below did not develop the COVID-19 Vaccine along with Pfizer

An image of a Turkish immigrant family is being circulated on social media claiming that the “boy in the yellow t-shirt” in the photograph is Dr Ugur Sahin, the CEO of the Germany-based company, BioNTech SE, who developed the COVID-19 vaccine along with Pfizer Inc. The caption of the post mentions that “A family of Muslim immigrants from […]

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Is Uttarakhand preparing for a full lockdown of two days a week? Know the truth…

Many false and misleading news regarding the lockdown have been going viral on social media platforms. Fact Crescendo has previously debunked many such viral claims on lockdown violence, lockdown rules and regulations and lockdown duration and effectiveness before. Recently we came across an image of an online newspaper, which claimed that Uttarakhand is preparing for […]

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