Published on 14/08/2020 at 21:51
Posts shared thousands of times on social media claim Legionnaires' disease, a serious type of pneumonia, can be contracted through reusable face masks, implying that it could be mistaken for COVID-19. This is false; experts say Legionnaires’ disease cannot be caught or spread via masks, and that it is not related to spikes in COVID-19.
Published on 14/08/2020 at 06:00
Published on 14/08/2020 at 05:10
Published on 14/08/2020 at 12:00
An image purporting to show Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow holding a gun during a “secret military training” has been shared repeatedly in multiple posts on Facebook and online forums. The claim is false; the image actually shows Japanese actress Hiroe Igeta in a scene from a Japanese television series.
Published on 14/08/2020 at 11:26