Is loss of smell and taste also symptoms of COVID-19?
VERDICT: INCONCLUSIVE Source: WhatsApp viral message BACKGROUND: According to the British Association of Otorhinolaryngology (ENTUK), there is new…
Is it true that there was once a pandemic, which also broke out in China, worse than COVID-19, and claimed between 75 million to 400 million lives worldwide?
Verdict: FALSE Source:WhatsApp chat group. A viral message shared in a WhatsApp group, one participant posted a message…
FACT! Eating Lemons and drinking hot water does not prevent COVID-19
VERDICT: FALSE New information suggests that drinking hot lemon, washing hands with soap & hot water as well…
Is COVID-19 now classified as airborne?
FACT. #COVID19 is NOT airborne. FACT: #COVID19 is NOT airborne. The #coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated…
Has St Luke’s Hospital admitted three patients who tested positive to coronavirus?
Verdict: False. On Tuesday 24 March, there was a social media message circulating on WhatsApp platform claimed that…