Has WHO endorsed India’s Covaxin?
CLAIM: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed Covaxin vaccine According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Covaxin,…
Coronavirus in Zim: Second wave or resurgence?
FACT: Zimbabwe is experiencing a resurgence of Covid-19 cases and is not yet in the second wave !!!…
Claim: Thermometers can detect Covid-19
Claim: ‘If I pass a thermometer screen test, it means I have no Covid-19’ Verdict: False Apart from…
Covid-19 FactCheck: People most contagious when they first show symptoms or even earlier
Claim: People are most contagious with Covid-19 when they first show symptoms or even earlier Verdict: True Background:…
Factcheck: Is it true that ZUPCO is going to accept tap cards only?
Source: A WhatsApp group. On Monday, 6 July there was a poster circulating on WhatsApp groups written Zimbabwe United Passenger Company Limited, Tap…
Is it true that ZANU-PF is distributing food parcels throughout the country?
VERDICT: FALSE the Government of Zimbabwe NOT ZANU-PF are distributing food parcels in rural areas around the country…
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…
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…