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Visuals Of People Collapsing From Visakhapatanam’s Gas Leak Tragedy Shared Amid India’s Second COVID-19 Wave

Visuals Of People Collapsing From Visakhapatanam’s Gas Leak Tragedy Shared Amid...

Video showing people collapsing in the backdrop of India’s second COVID-19 wave is misleading. Visuals are from Visakhapatanam’s gas leak tragedy in Andhra Pradesh last year.
Old Whatsapp Forward Concerning Disaster Management Act With A Live Law Report Is Misleading

Old Whatsapp Forward Concerning Disaster Management Act With A Live Law...

The viral Whatsapp message concerning the Disaster Management Ac related to Coronavirus is misleading. A Live Law report was shared with this claim to add credibility.

POLITICS

2019 Video From Manipur Shared As Mamata Banerjee’s Supporters Storming Polling Booth In Cooch Behar

2019 Video From Manipur Shared As Mamata Banerjee’s Supporters Storming Polling...

Video is in fact from Inner Manipur’s polling station 6/10 Kyamgei Muslim Makha Leikai during India’s 2019 General Elections.
2019 Video Of Alleged Vote Rigging Shared Amid Ongoing West Bengal’s Legislative Assembly Elections

2019 Video Of Alleged Vote Rigging Shared Amid Ongoing West Bengal’s...

Keya Ghosh’s recent tweet with a video showing alleged vote rigging during West Bengal’s ongoing State Assembly Elections is misleading. The video in context is online since the 2019 General Elections in India.

VIRAL

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are False

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are...

Claims on 5G testing radiation being the cause of India’s second COVID-19 wave are false. These claims are unsubstantiated and lack scientific evidence.
Journalist Naveen Kumar’s Video On COVID-19 Falsely Attributed To Aaj Tak’s Anchor Rohit Sardana

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s Video On COVID-19 Falsely Attributed To Aaj Tak’s Anchor Rohit Sardana

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s video on India’s second COVID-19 wave and distressed healthcare system was falsely attributed to Aaj Tak’s anchor Rohit Sardana.
Claims Suggesting Women Not To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Days Before And After Their Periods Is Misleading

Claims Suggesting Women Not To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Days Before And After Their...

There’s no scientific evidence or data to support the claim suggesting women not take the COVID-19 vaccine 5 days before and after their period. Medical experts have also refuted the claim.

RELIGION

Trinidad Couple’s Video At Gym Shared As ‘Bilal Ahmed Khan Luring Hindu Women’ On Social Media

Trinidad Couple’s Video At Gym Shared As ‘Bilal Ahmed Khan Luring Hindu Women’ On...

At least a three-year-old video of a couple training at a gym in Trinidad was shared with a false ‘love-jihad’ attribution by several social media users.
Old Images From Northeast Delhi Riots Shared As Aftermath Of Communal Violence In Bhainsa Town

Old Images From Northeast Delhi Riots Shared As Aftermath Of Communal Violence In Bhainsa...

The viral images are from riots in Northeast Delhi last year and have nothing to do with the recent violence in Bhainsa, Telangana.
Edited Video Of AIUDF’s Badruddin Ajmal Shared Ahead Of Assam’s Assembly Elections To Mislead Voters

Edited Video Of AIUDF’s Badruddin Ajmal Shared Ahead Of Assam’s Assembly Elections To Mislead...

AIUDF’s President, Badruddin Ajmal, did not make a statement on making India an Islamic nation. Edited video sourced from a 2019 video of Ajmal in Barpeta.

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Science & Technology

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are False

Claims on 5G testing radiation being the cause of India’s second COVID-19 wave are false. These claims are unsubstantiated and lack scientific evidence.

Fake Image Of COVID-19 ‘Vaporizer’ Vaccine Goes Viral With Pfizer’s Logo And ‘Made in China’ Tag

Days after Pfizer rolled out its injectable COVID-19 vaccine, several Twitter users shared a claim suggesting that the pharma company issued a ‘vape vaccine’....

Recent Claim On ICMR And Bharat Biotech Using FBS To Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Is Misleading

An image shared by a Twitter user claims that pregnant cows are slaughtered to produce COVID-19 vaccine. This is done to extract Fetal Bovine...

Old Computer Generated Photograph Of Antarctica Shared As Image Taken From Space

An image tweeted on 18 July claims that the photograph of Antarctica in context was shot from space.  https://twitter.com/ZONEPHYSlCS/status/1284450903701872640?s=20 This claim was tweeted from the account...

Did The United States Of America Put Up A Ban On TikTok?

An image is doing the rounds across various social media platforms claiming that the United States of America has banned TikTok. It also claims...

COVID-19 Vaccine

Health & Wellness

Claims Suggesting Women Not To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Days Before And After Their Periods Is Misleading

Claims Suggesting Women Not To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Days Before...

There’s no scientific evidence or data to support the claim suggesting women not take the COVID-19 vaccine 5 days before and after their period. Medical experts have also refuted the claim.
Whatsapp Video Falsely Claims Scientists At University of Queensland Have Proven Bananas Help Prevent Coronavirus

Whatsapp Video Falsely Claims Scientists At University of Queensland Have Proven...

Whatsapp video falsely represents work being done by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia claiming bananas prevent coronavirus.

Coronavirus

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are False

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second...

Claims on 5G testing radiation being the cause of India’s second COVID-19 wave are false. These claims are unsubstantiated and lack scientific evidence.
Journalist Naveen Kumar’s Video On COVID-19 Falsely Attributed To Aaj Tak’s Anchor Rohit Sardana

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s Video On COVID-19 Falsely Attributed To Aaj Tak’s...

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s video on India’s second COVID-19 wave and distressed healthcare system was falsely attributed to Aaj Tak’s anchor Rohit Sardana.

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Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are False

Claims on 5G testing radiation being the cause of India’s second COVID-19 wave are false. These claims are unsubstantiated and lack scientific evidence.

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s Video On COVID-19 Falsely Attributed To Aaj Tak’s Anchor Rohit Sardana

Journalist Naveen Kumar’s video on India’s second COVID-19 wave and distressed healthcare system was falsely attributed to Aaj Tak’s anchor Rohit Sardana.

Image Of Positive And Negative Control Swabs On Test Kits Used For Quality Control, Not Testing Patients

Image showing “Positive Control Swab” and “Negative Control Swab” on COVID-19 antigen test kits by ACON laboratories are in fact used to maintain quality control, not for testing patients.

Visuals Of People Collapsing From Visakhapatanam’s Gas Leak Tragedy Shared Amid India’s Second COVID-19 Wave

Video showing people collapsing in the backdrop of India’s second COVID-19 wave is misleading. Visuals are from Visakhapatanam’s gas leak tragedy in Andhra Pradesh last year.

Claims Suggesting Women Not To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Days Before And After Their Periods Is Misleading

There’s no scientific evidence or data to support the claim suggesting women not take the COVID-19 vaccine 5 days before and after their period. Medical experts have also refuted the claim.

Whatsapp Message Titled “Anyone requiring Plasma for Covid treatment” With List Of Alleged Donors Is Misleading

Whatsapp message beginning with “Anyone requiring Plasma for Covid treatment” suggesting a list of people donating blood plasma in the wake of India’s second COVID-19 wave is misleading.