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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Clipped video viral as Uddhav Thackeray making light of Coronavirus

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray addressed the state Friday night amid a fresh COVID-19 wave in the state. He briefed about the worrisome situation and growing cases of coronavirus. He also warned about the possibility of a lockdown in Maharashtra.  After his address, a clip of him saying “Corona, Corona kya cheez hai” (What […]

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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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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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Explainer- Has the WHO certified “Coronil” as a medicinal treatment for COVID-19

A viral claim, suggesting that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has certified Patanjali’s ‘Coronil’ as a medicine for the COVID-19 has been doing rounds on social media. Several social media users have shared posts claiming that Patanjali’s Coronil, which is an Ayurvedic medicine, has been approved by WHO for the treatment for COVID-19. The caption […]

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