An image of a page from a zoology book authored by Dr Ramesh Gupta is massively viral on social media. Several users have shared it claiming that the book speaks of a cure for COVID-19. “#WHO you have not gone through the book of 12th standard... Read More
Author - Dr. Sharfaroz Satani
Dr. Sharfaroz Satani is a pharmacovigilance scientist. He writes about feminism and public policy. His activism involves promoting freethought and scientific temper, and dispelling quackery and medical misinformation. He also writes political satire and fiction in his spare time.
A viral message claiming to be from a certain Laila Ahmadi from China, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Zanjan University advises the use of Vitamin C “as much as possible” for the novel coronavirus. It also claims that a certain Professor Chen Horin,... Read More
The outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to medical advisories circulating on social media. Alt News recently debunked a viral text falsely accredited to the UNICEF. This was also shared by businessman and Priyanka Gandhi’s husband... Read More
A viral text about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been circulating on social media which claims to be from UNICEF. The text appears like an advisory for the prevention and control of coronavirus infection- an upper respiratory tract viral... Read More