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Fact Check: Did WHO release a list 7 brain damaging habits?

Quick Take A Facebook post lists down 7 brain damaging habits along with a WHO logo. We investigated the origin of the message and each...

Fact Check: Will adding Pepper in food prevent you from COVID-19?

Quick Take A WhatsApp message claims that giving Pepper to patient of COVID-19 will cure him. We investigated and found no scientific evidence supporting the...

Fact Check: COVID means ‘Certificate Of Identification Of Vaccination With Artificial Intelligence’?

A Twitter post has claimed that the full form of COVID is ‘Certificate Of Identification Of Vaccination With Artificial Intelligence’. This is a False claim. Know how viruses are named by WHO

The message about ‘Coronavirus does not settle in the air’ is not from UNICEF

Quick Take An image has been put up on Facebook by a page posing as a circular from UNICEF. The message claims that Coronavirus does...

Fact Check: WHO says Social distancing, Masks no more needed

A series of social media posts have erupted on social media claiming that the World Health Organization has said that Social distancing and masks are not required since Asymptotic corona patients no longer transmit the disease. We investigated and found that all these posts are misinterpreted from a comment made by a WHO official, Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, in a press conference in June 8 where she said asymptotic Coronavirus patients do not spread the disease. BUT, on following day, she has clarified her comment saying "it was taken out of context" and emphasized on the need to wear masks. WHO also has not changed their official recommendation related to social distancing norms. Because of that, we term these claims as false.

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Fact Check: A machine that cures all your diseases in just 2.5 minutes?

Quick Take A viral message on WhatsApp claims that a company named Medbed has created a machine that can be used to “pick up...

Fact Check: How is your facial hair connected to COVID-19?

Quick Take A Facebook post claims that The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the public health institute in the United States recommends people...

Updated Fact Check: Can Dettol kill COVID-19 causing Coronavirus?

NOTE: This is an updated Fact Check on an earlier published story on the same topic - Dettol can kill Coronavirus. The new research...

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