Japan has not issued any such health advisory, while the World Health Organization has debunked these claims on
The doctored image that's viral uses a 2015 photograph of Hanks and a stock photo of a hospital ward.
The photo with false claims is originally from 2014, after VP Masoumeh Ebtekar was injured in a traffic accident.
Sri Lankan health authorities have urged the public to refrain from sharing misleading information on the 'info-demic'.
A Facebook ad showcases a doctor speaking on unrelated topics to claim medical professionals approve of the product.
An image of a man hospitalised due to a lung condition has been shared with the video in context of the viral disease .
The viral photo of the Prime Minister is from 2017 when he was hospitalised for an unrelated health condition.
The footage circulated online weeks before the novel Coronavirus was first reported.
The image is a screenshot taken from the 2011 movie's trailer, and went viral after it was posted to Facebook recently.
The map being shared is a forecast based on past data, not real-time satellite readings.
The video is from October 2019 – months before the first report on the pandemic outbreak in China.
The map of air traffic worldwide has been used in international news outlets as the movement of Wuhan residents.