WHO has warned that bathing or showering in very hot water can be 'harmful'
The WhatsApp message uses a common misinformation tactic - where a genuine news article is shared with bogus text to...
A test for COVID19 uses a 'reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction' (RT-PCR).
Here are the facts about images, videos and messages which were viral this week.
BOOM found that the message contradicts research that says the virus can survive up to a few days on some surfaces.
Public health experts told BOOM that there is no scientific evidence suggesting cow urine can help treat COVID-19.
BOOM found that the picture is from 2013 and shows coffins of African migrants killed in a shipwreck off the Italian...
BOOM found that the woman in the video is a resident of the UK who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.
No existing evidence shows that COVID-19 spreads through cash amid growing chatter around its role in its transmission
BOOM found that the man in the viral clip is a Bhopal based dental specialist and a television actor.
The ICMR states 4 stages while the WHO says there are 6+2 post stages for a virus to be classifed a pandemic.
It is unlikely that we have managed to track every case that has come in, says Gautam Menon, Professor, Ashoka