There has been a constant swirl of misinformation around masks. We got experts to answer your queries.
The link mentioned in the viral message is dubious and not an authorised one.
The video is from an Etihad Airways flight in 2016, which had run into turbulence.
It’s a 2010 image when Amit Shah was taken to the CBI office in Gandhinagar in connection with the Sohrabuddin case.
Greta Thunberg retweeted a video that falsely claimed to show visuals of Cyclone Amphan.
The newspaper clipping is headlined “Corona has destroyed my faith in religion - Mohan Bhagwat”.
We found out that the video is from Faisalabad in Pakistan.
Three out of six registration numbers shared by Patra are registered as Buses on the Transport Ministry website.
In 2019, several users had shared the video claiming that it shows crowd in a store after it announced discounts.
The video being shared says Rohingya Muslims in West Bengal are beating Hindus and “breaking their hands and feet”.
The picture is nearly eight years old and it shows a Nepalese woman carrying her baby on a bicycle.
Siliguri Police rubbished the claims saying a case has been registered against BJP’s Youth Leader Abhijat Mishra.
The image is from 2019 when the UP government created a Guinness record by rolling out 503 buses in Kumbh Mela.
The video shows a huge crowd of people thronging together on a road and another group looking on from a terrace.
The URL being shared with the claim is now defunct and the fake message has been called out by PIB.
The message being shared with the video appears to be deliberately misleading.
The channel claimed that the virus was more dangerous than coronavirus and was next in line to kill people.
In 2018, the SSP of Dehradun had tweeted the man who was being claimed to be a ‘sadhu’ was actually an imposter.
Many shared this police notice, claiming that offering water to a labourer in Bulandshahr can lead to prison.
Delhi Police refuted the claim and told us that the miscreants have been arrested and none of them was a migrant.
The video is made from a car with commentary given by a man who says that this is happening in Delhi’s Patparganj.
Gadkari’s claim, also endorsed by several US politicians finds no support in scientists & virologists.
The images are from Malaysia’s Metrojaya store that had been closed since 18 March due to coronavirus restrictions.
The minute-long video shows a man in a public space starting to cough and eventually collapse and die.
Pakistan’s Punjab Police mentioned that a case has been registered and the accused have been arrested.