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Two False Narratives about Skydiving Video

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  • 06-27

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT - Over the last week, activists and social media pages have circulated video footage that shows dozens of human bodies falling from a helicopter flying at high altit...

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Conspiracy Theory: “Covid-19 Isn’t a Virus”

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  • 05-27

A viral claim has suggested that “Italian doctors” found that coronavirus “isn’t a virus” but “bacteria.” Among other things, the claim says the W...

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Italy’s Celebrations Aren’t Related to “Zero Covid-19 Deaths” or Lifting Ban on Flights

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  • 05-26

Correction: An earlier version of this article falsely stated that the aerobatics show was performed as part of the celebrations of the Italian Republic Day. In fact, it was performed to p...

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Did Japanese Nobel Laureate Professor Say Covid-19 is Chinese-Manufactured Virus?

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  • 04-26

Claims that Japanese Professor of Medicine Dr. Tasuku Honjo, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, said the coronavirus is “not natural” and that China has...

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A 1985 Photo Was Claimed to be Related to Covid-19 Pandemic, It’s Gone Viral

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  • 04-25

A photo of a woman embracing an infant has surfaced on Facebook and Twitter. It’s been claimed the mother tested positive for the coronavirus and that her newborn baby is on the brin...

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Did France Forcibly Discharge Naturalized French Patients from Hospitals to Admit Citizens of Frenc...

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  • 04-17

Activists on social media have recently circulated news that France had forced French citizens of foreign origins to leave hospitals to make room for citizens of French descent, posting pi...

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Footage Isn’t of “Russian Officer Who Killed Himself After Getting Infected with Coronavirus”

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  • 04-11

A number of social media pages and profiles have circulated footage of a man carrying a knife on the street while two men dressed in police uniform were trying to calm him down. The man th...

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WHO Denies Rumours Promoted by Pro-Assad Media

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  • 04-03

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Syria denied Thursday on its Twitter account false news that has been circulated on social media that Syria is expected to be declared as a country t...

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Did Buckingham Palace Say Queen Elizabeth Tested Positive for Coronavirus?

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  • 03-29

A number of social media pages have claimed Saturday that Buckingham Palace announced Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A pro-Assad Facebook page named “...

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“Cannibals and Corona”: Satire News Goes Viral

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  • 03-28

News websites and social media users published news titled, “14 Cannibals Die after Eating Chinese Engineer infected with Coronavirus. ” “A total of 14 members of the ca...

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Did Putin Wear a Hazmat Suit in Meeting with Russian Officials?

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  • 03-27

Two photos of Russian President Vladimir Putin wearing a yellow full-body hazmat suit, also known as a decontamination suit, have been circulated on social media. It’s been claimed t...

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Fabricated Statement attributed to Le Pen: “We Won’t Admit Arab Officials to (Frane’s) Hospitals.”

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  • 03-25

News websites and social media pages and users have recently circulated a statement attributed to a far-right french politician, claiming that she said she won’t “admit any Ara...

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Has Russia Unleashed Lions on Streets to Force Home Quarantine due to Coronavirus?

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  • 03-23

Websites and social media pages have claimed on Monday March 22, 2020, that Russian authorities unleashed lions on the streets to intimidate people and force them to home quarantine to pre...

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Did Saddam Hussein Talk about Coronavirus?

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  • 03-18

Footage in which Saddam Hussein appears with Iraqi military officers have been circulated on social media with headlines and comments suggesting that Saddam Hussein talked about the novel...

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Faked Statement on Turkey’s Measures to halt Covid-19, Public Prosecutor Launches Investigation

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  • 03-16

A Turkish-language statement claimed to be of new decisions issued by Turkey’s ministry of health’s decisions to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus has been circulated M...

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Was There Corona Infection in a Brothel in Istanbul?

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  • 03-12

News websites and social media profiles have claimed on March 11 that one person was infected with coronavirus “in a brothel in Istanbul.” Those who have made these claims hav...

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Man in This Photo Isn’t Syrian

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  • 02-02

A photo of a young man having lunch in an airplane has been circulated on social media. The man seems to be on his own on the flight. Several Facebook pages and Twitter accounts claimed t...

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