New Delhi, June 16: At the time when the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, fake news is widely circulated on social media regarding COVID-19, its treatment and vaccination. One such social media post claims that anaesthesia could prove life-threatening for COVID-19 vaccinated people. Dismissing the fake claims, a fact check by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) termed the claim as 'Fake'.
Issuing a clarification, the PIB Fact Check said that there was no scientific evidence that proved that anaesthetics or anaesthesia are life-threatening for people who have received teh COVID-19 vaccine jabs. It also asked people not to believe in the fake news and get vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Can Be Done on VaccinRegis App? PIB Fact Check Debunks Fake News, Reveals Truth Behind Viral Message.
The PIB Fact Check team tweeted, "A post claiming that anaesthetics can be life-threatening for #COVID19 vaccinated people is doing the rounds on social media #PIBFactCheck: this claim is #FAKE. There is NO scientific evidence till date to confirm the claim. Don't fall for misinformation. GET vaccinated."
Tweet By PIB Fact Check:
▶️This claim is #FAKE
▶️There is NO scientific evidence till date to confirm the claim
▶️Don't fall for misinformation. GET vaccinated pic.twitter.com/y6SASyZPQl
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) June 16, 2021
Fake news has been spreading on social media to hamper the government's efforts in the fight against COVID-19. Last month, another fake news had claimed that taking the vaccine jab causes infertility in women and men. Dismissing the fake claims, a fact check by Press Information Bureau (PIB) stated that the COVID-19 vaccines that are being administered to people in India are completely safe.
LatestLY advises people not to believe in such fake news and visit only government websites for authentic information.
A social media post, claims that anesthesia could prove life-threatening for COVID-19 vaccinated people.
A fact check by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) termed the claim as \'Fake\'. There is NO scientific evidence till date to confirm the claim.
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