Do not buy Remdesivir injection named “Covipri”

The antiviral drug Remdesivir has been under the spotlight as it is currently being used in the treatment of COVID-19. Several posts associated with the shortage of the drug, duplication of the drug and the price or black marketing of the drug is doing rounds on social media. During the time when people are desperately […]

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Clash between the police and villagers does not have any link to the COVID-19 vaccination drive

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many videos and photos have been going viral on social platforms with false and misleading claims. Fact Crescendo has been debunking many such videos and images and has brought its authenticity to their readers. After a year-long wait the country has come up with vaccines to safeguard the citizens from […]

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No, Neem Leaves and Ginger Steam Cannot Cure Coronavirus

Social media is replete with various unscientific and clearly bogus cures of coronavirus. A case in point is steam and a decoction of Neem leaves and Ginger that is going viral as a cure for coronavirus.  In a video shared on social media, a woman claims that she was cured of Covid-19 by only having […]

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Fact Check: Burning 10 grams of Ghee with two cow dung cakes does not produce Oxygen

A number of DIY tips and home remedies for treatment and prevention have been going viral on Social Media ever since the Coronavirus Pandemic began more than a year ago. Fact Crescendo has debunked many such claims and has been arming its readers with the truth.  Another such claim which has recently gone viral across […]

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No, Holding Your Breath for 20 Seconds will not help you determine if you have a Covid-19 infection

Amidst the vast misinformation online, a self-check method to know if you have Covid-19 is going viral on various social media platforms. According to this viral simple self-monitoring test, people can determine whether they have Covid-19 by holding their breath for more than 20 seconds. Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this test on […]

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FACT CHECK- This video does not show oxygen tankers from Pakistan coming to India

Amidst the ongoing pandemic, India has been one of the worst hit countries, where thousands of people are testing positive each day and are struggling to get oxygen supplies for covid patients . India is currently going through a massive shortage of hospital beds, oxygen cylinders and medicinal drugs used in the treatment of COVID-19. […]

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FALSE: Don’t Believe the Video Showing Germs Coming out of Masks

Amidst the second wave of coronavirus in India, a deluge of online misinformation is causing extra damage to the efforts towards combating the pandemic.  In a recent addition to such misinformation is a video in which an unidentified man apparently shows how masks are contaminated with germs and worms and warns people not to wear […]

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NO!! Remdesivir has NOT been named after Indian scientist Ramesh Desigan

The antiviral drug Remdesivir has been under the spotlight as it is currently being used in the treatment of COVID-19. Several posts associated with the shortage of the drug, duplication of the drug and the price or black marketing of the drug is doing rounds on social media. One such message claiming that Remdesivir has […]

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Video showing nurse administering empty syringe is NOT from India

A video of a ‘volunteer vaccinator’ administering an injection using an empty syringe into the shoulder of an elderly adult has gone viral claiming that the video is from India where vaccines are being sold in the black market and citizens are being fooled by the hospital administrations.  Fact Crescendo received many requests for verification […]

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No, Nebulizer Should Not Be Used As a Substitute for an Oxygen Cylinder

In the background of countrywide shortage of oxygen supply, a video is going viral propagating a scientifically unproven solution for patients suffering from low levels of oxygen. The man in the viral video, one Dr. Alok from Sarvodaya Hospital, claims that nebulizers can be used for oxygen supply if an oxygen cylinder is not available.  […]

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