Wed, 08 Jul 2020

The Infodemic: Have Snakes Killed More People Than COVID-19

Voice of America
02 Jun 2020, 07:05 GMT+10

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.

Daily Debunk

Claim: More people have died this year from snake bites than from COVID-19.

Verdict: False

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.

Verdict: False

Read the full story at: Reuters

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