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‘The Truth Behind COVID-19’ Pamphlet is Spreading Bizarre Rumours; Fact Check

Ever since COVID-19 took over our lives, there has been a barrage of information regarding the virus, its origin, the effect it has on people, among others. While some of the information is useful, most of them are pieces of misinformation and disinformation. Recently, several social media users shared a picture of a four-column pamphlet which allegedly debunks “the truth ...

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Video of scary sound being emitted from a mountain in China is fake 

A viral video allegedly from China is doing rounds. The 3:02 minute-long video claims that a scary echoing sound is being emitted from a mountain in Guizhou, China. The voice-over of the video starts with “Super scary sound emitting from a mountain in Guizhou China for more than 10 days.” The video claims that the source of the sound is ...

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Does the Italian Government want Bill Gates arrested? Fact Check

Microsoft founder and global philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda are keen to help the scientists’ community to develop a comprehensive response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But at the same time, rumours are going viral on social media attributing sinister plans behind their work. Here’s a video is being shared online and claims that the Italian government has ...

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Did Italian autopsies reveal Covid-19 a bacterial infection? Fact Check

Italy was the most affected country in Europe by the SARS CoV-2 (Covid-19) pandemic with its first case reported on January 31, 2020, a month after China did. But the disease had spread like a wildfire, forcing the country to implement a nationwide lockdown to safeguard the health of its citizens. The lockdown is being eased gradually by opening up ...

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