EXPLAINED: What is New Mysterious Disease in China?

Unexplained Pneumonia Surge in China Sparks Global Concern; WHO says no need to panic With the world still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, any unusual outbreak raises concerns about its potential for rapid spread and impact. In such a concerning turn of events, China is grappling with a surge in cases of an unidentified respiratory […]

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What Are The Limitations of Taking A Breath-Holding Test To Determine Lung Health?

The lungs and respiratory system perform a vital function in the body, allowing oxygen in the air to be taken into the body while also getting rid of carbon dioxide in the air breathed out. However, can you identify whether your lungs are in excellent health according to how many seconds you can hold their […]

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WHO has NOT revealed any link between fully vaccinated women and babies with heart defects!

Since the beginning of the vaccination drive for the Covid-19 pandemic, anti-vaccination posts have spread rapidly on social media. Many of those posts state that vaccination is unhealthy and can have adverse effects on your body, hence discourage to take part. Below is our investigation of one such post. Social Media Posts : Facebook posts […]

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WHO Did Not Declare Corona a Seasonal Virus; A False Claim Goes Viral!

The world braced for a new possible wave of Covid-19, and misinformation regarding it also revived with the deadly virus. An old video of a group of doctors falsely claiming coronavirus is nothing but the seasonal flu virus is doing rounds on social media.  The viral video has now been attributed to World Health Organization […]

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While some of these habits can impact brain activity; This is a list Falsely attributed to WHO!

Human brain is arguably the most complex organ in the human body and recognized as the body’s command center, influencing every aspect of life. There are thousands of social media posts related to the human brain, its structure, and functional details. This is our investigation related to a viral social media post attributing to WHO and claiming to be seven […]

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EXPLAINER: What Is Monkeypox And How It Spreads?

With the first case of Monkeypox reported in India, the alarm bells have been started to ring. A 35-year-old man from Kerala returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) three days ago where he contracted the disease. The Monkeypox outbreak began in May when suspected cases were reported in Europe. Around 60 countries have reported […]

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Explainer: Is NeoCov A New variant of Coronavirus like Omicron?

Chinese researchers have said that they have found a type of coronavirus that spreads among bats in South Africa. It is called NeoCov.  With the emergence of their findings, News articles mentioned NeoCov as the new deadly variant of Coronavirus which causes Covid-19 disease.  Users have been claiming NeoCov is going to be the next […]

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Explainer: Ivermectin as a Cure for COVID-19? Find out the Facts…

In the battle against deadly COVID-19 pandemic, health experts continuously stress upon the importance of getting vaccinated and creating herd immunity. However, many types of drugs have been discussed at the same time, among public and on social media, as measures to treat the deadly COVID19 virus at various stages of infection.  This is our […]

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FACT CHECK: Misleading claims on Sinopharm Vaccine having 73 side effects!

As the deadly Covid19 pandemic has continue to create havoc in many parts of the world with multiple variants, health authorities has stressed the importance of vaccination drive while following health guidelines to be the best known way to combat the disease so far. A number of vaccines have been listed in its Emergency User […]

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Fact Check: Is it life threatening to use anesthetics after getting vaccinated for COVID-19? Here are the facts…

At a time where only a small percentage of total population has been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, a viral WhatsApp forward which claimed the life threatening risk of anesthetics after vaccination, has caused further agitation in the community. Fact Crescendo Sri Lanka’s investigation into this viral claim proved this was yet another claim […]

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