Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.
Claim: More people have died this year from snake bites than from COVID-19.
Read the full story at: RMIT ABC (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Fact Check
Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Claim that hydroxychloroquine is the same as quinine and can be made at home.
Read the full story at: Reuters