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Explainer: How malaria vaccines can eradicate the disease

Published on : Feb 19, 2024

There are two malaria vaccines recommended by the WHO, and...

: Florica Brahma
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Dilute vaccine misinformation with large amounts of scientific evidence: US FDA experts

Published on : Jan 31, 2024

Vaccine hesitancy brings about a substantial risk to the population’s...

: First Check Team
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Cervical cancer awareness month: HPV vaccines are safe

Published on : Jan 22, 2024

While India’s Union Health Ministry is yet to take a...

: First Check Team
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Social media listening crucial for tackling infodemic’s impact on health: Study

Published on : Jan 3, 2024

‘Informing social media analysis for public health: a cross-sectional survey...

: First Check Team
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COVID-19 vaccine not the cause of unexplained sudden death among young adults: ICMR Study

Published on : Nov 27, 2023

Certain high-risk behavioural factors such as binge drinking, smoking and...

: First Check Team
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Case for more HPV vaccination in India

Published on : Oct 5, 2023

Free school-based HPV vaccine program was introduced in Australia in...

: Dr Rani Bhat
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Fact-check: COVID vaccine not the cause of surge in heart attack cases

Published on : Apr 15, 2023

While there have been reports of adverse reactions to COVID-19...

: Sharmila Saha Roy 
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Fact-check: Mother’s milk no substitute for vaccines

Published on : Aug 5, 2022

Vaccines are the most useful and lifesaving inventions in medical...

: Tej Kumar
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Fact-check: Vaccinated people are not more likely to die of COVID-19

Published on : Apr 27, 2022

A tweet claiming that “Government of Canada data shows the...

: Tej Kumar
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Fact-checking: Why context matters

Published on : Apr 13, 2022

Although vaccines may contain mercury, formaldehyde and aluminium, there’s no...

: Pratibha
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‘There is no vaccine for the infodemic’

Published on : Apr 8, 2022

Medical and scientific community need to champion the cause of...

: Jakir Hossain Bhuiyan Masud
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What The Fact! – The truth behind relentless pandemic struggles in the US

Published on : Dec 2, 2021

While the rest of the world is seeing a relative...

: Varadarajan Ananthakrishnan
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The Facebook Papers: How vaccine misinformation thrived

Published on : Oct 29, 2021

While Facebook claims to have made “considerable progress” with downgrading...

: Jisha Krishnan
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What The Fact! – Vaccines are our only ticket out of the pandemic

Published on : Sep 16, 2021

Get vaccinated at the first opportunity you get. And yes,...

: Varadarajan Ananthakrishnan
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COVID-19 vaccines cannot be used to track people

Published on : Sep 3, 2021

Viral Facebook post in multiple South Asian languages falsely claims...

: Tej Kumar
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What The Fact! – Conspiracies, Concoctions and COVID

Published on : Sep 2, 2021

What drives the misinformation ecosystem is the lack of knowledge,...

: Varadarajan Ananthakrishnan
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Debunking three controversial COVID-19 claims

Published on : Aug 19, 2021

A YouTube channel called ‘Unmask Express’ has been consistently making...

: Tej Kumar
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No evidence to prove that people become ‘silent spreaders’ after first dose of COVID vaccine

Published on : Jul 5, 2021

IISER Kolkata clarified that no such evidence has been found...

: Pushpita Dey
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Vaccines don’t compromise one’s natural immunity

Published on : Jul 2, 2021

Prominent Indian lawyer and activist, Prashant Bhushan, was called out...

: Tej Kumar
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No link between anaesthesia and COVID-19 jab

Published on : Jun 28, 2021

A viral WhatsApp message falsely claims that using anaesthesia can...

: Tej Kumar
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Multiple YouTube videos falsely claim Covid-19 vaccination as ‘ineffective’

Published on : Jun 21, 2021

Decoding the common narrative that leads to misinformation about vaccines...

: Tej Kumar
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WhatsApp forward claiming ‘Vaccinated People Will Die in 2 Years’ is untrue

Published on : May 27, 2021

A widely-circulated message attributed to French virologist Luc Montagnier claims...

: Dr. Rohini Karandikar
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What do COVID variants mean for vaccine efficacy?

Published on : May 18, 2021

Dr. Rohini Karandikar tells you all you need to know...

: Dr. Rohini Karandikar
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Post claiming vaccinated people are more susceptible to COVID-19 variants is misleading

Published on : May 14, 2021

Social media posts, based on a recent study conducted in...

: Jisha Krishnan
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Real vs fake Remdesivir injections: Know the difference

Published on : May 12, 2021

An injection named Covipri is circulating on social media, with...

: Tej Kumar
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No, nurses are not purposely administering empty COVID-19 vaccines

Published on : Apr 30, 2021

Image of an elderly woman taking the empty Covid-19 vaccine...

: Sahil Bali
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Post warning women not to take COVID-19 vaccine during periods is ‘false’

Published on : Apr 25, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t pose a risk if taken during periods....

: Tej Kumar
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No evidence to prove COVID-19 vaccine causes heart attacks

Published on : Apr 16, 2021

A social media post promoting a correlation between the COVID-19...

: Tej Kumar
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COVID-19 vaccination: Beware of bogus dos & don’ts

Published on : Apr 2, 2021

While proper nutrition and hydration are essential for good health,...

: Jisha Krishnan
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Misleading WhatsApp message questions Pfizer vaccine efficacy

Published on : Mar 6, 2021

A recent WhatsApp message presented a series of arguments discrediting...

: Pankhuri Agarwal
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No evidence to say that COVID-19 vaccines affect pregnancy

Published on : Feb 20, 2021

Currently, there is no established link between miscarriages after COVID-19...

: First Check Team
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No, incense sticks do not ward off Covid-19

Published on : Feb 15, 2021

A popular YouTube channel claims that smouldering incense sticks can...

: Tej Kumar
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Covid vaccine scams hit Asia

Published on : Feb 13, 2021

Fraudsters in Asia are sending out fake texts, offering a...

: Nabeela Khan
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‘Stop the spread of Germans’ image is manipulated

Published on : Feb 5, 2021

An image circulating on social media saying "stop the spread...

: Sahil Bali
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No, COVID-19 vaccines neither make farmers sterile nor is a government ploy to take over their land

Published on : Feb 1, 2021

A Facebook page and its corresponding Youtube channel claim that...

: Sahil Bali
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Misleading message about Covid-19 vaccine efficacy viral on WhatsApp

Published on : Jan 25, 2021

A Whatsapp message with a number of assumptions and questions...

: Abeen Bilal
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Post about vaccines containing toxic levels of ingredients is misleading

Published on : Jan 19, 2021

The substances listed in the social media post are present...

: Sahil Bali
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Facebook to prohibit ads that discourage vaccines

Published on : Dec 8, 2020

https://youtu.be/dREYs_m39sQ Facebook has said it will start prohibiting Ads that...

: Nabeela Khan
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Vaccine hesitancy due to disinformation campaign, shows BMJ study

Published on : Nov 7, 2020

Social media disinformation campaigns are linked to falling vaccination rates,...

: Nabeela Khan
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Three common myths about polio vaccine

Published on : Oct 24, 2020

Myths about the polio vaccine continue to reappear. This World...

: Nabeela Khan
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Battling vaccine misinformation: MMR vaccine has no association with Autism

Published on : Aug 14, 2020

There's scientific evidence to prove that the MMR vaccine doesn't...

: Nabeela Khan