During the Corona epidemic, there has been a flood of fake and misleading messages on social media platforms. At the same time, some people make these messages viral without verifying them. However, later such messages prove to be false. Even these days a message is becoming quite viral on social media platforms. It is being claimed in this message that Kovid-19 is a bacteria and not a virus. The government has called this message fake. Let us inform that regarding this fast forwarding message on WhatsApp, the fact check team of Press Information Bureau (PIB) has appealed to the people not to believe such messages as false.
Viral message claims corona virus is not bacteria
Significantly, it has been claimed in the fake message that Singapore conducted an autopsy of a person who died of Covid. After which it was found that it is actually a bacteria and it can be cured with anticoagulant (used to prevent blood clotting) like aspirin. It has been claimed in the viral message that a study has been done on the role of aspirin in curing the corona virus disease.
PIB Fact Check calls forward WhatsApp message claim false
At the same time, PIB Fact Check said in a tweet on Tuesday that “A forward #WhatsApp message claims that #Covid19 is not a virus but a bacteria and can be cured with an anticoagulant like aspirin. This claim is #FAKE ! #COVID19 is a virus, not a bacteria. It cannot be cured with anticoagulants.”
A forwarded #WhatsApp message claims that #COVID19 is not a virus but a bacteria and it can be cured with anticoagulants like aspirin.#PIBFactCheck— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) September 7, 2021
▶️ This claim is #FAKE!
▶️ #COVID19 is a virus not a bacteria.
▶️ It can not be cured with anticoagulants like aspirin. pic.twitter.com/e8RgPRFL0C
More than 37 thousand new corona cases came in India in 24 hours
Meanwhile, 37 thousand 875 new cases of Kovid-19 and 369 related deaths have been registered in India in the last 24 hours, according to the data of the Union Health Ministry. According to the ministry, the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 700 million on Tuesday, with the last 100 million doses given in just 13 days, a record so far. Significantly, the nationwide vaccination drive was started on January 16 with the first phase of vaccination of health workers (HCWs).