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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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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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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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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