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Does lying down on chest in prone position increase oxygen levels? Fact Check

A WhatsApp message forward claims that lying down on the chest and deep breathing increases and improves oxygen levels in the body. The message which has been forwarded many times claims to recount the personal experience of an individual who was suggested this method by “the best pulmonologist of the country.” The message claims that lying down on the chest ...

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Video claims ordinary nebulizer as substitute for oxygen cylinder; Fact check

A video is going viral on WhatsApp claiming that an ordinary nebulizer is enough to take care of oxygen requirements for the Covid-19 patients. The presenter wearing a stethoscope and claiming himself as Dr Alok from Sarvodaya Hospital, Faridabad, explains in the video that a nebulizer is a substitute for oxygen cylinder. Here’s the video:   The presenter claims that ...

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