In severe cases of the coronavirus, hospitals use ventilators to help people breathe.
Italy’s Far-Right And Nationalist Leaders Are Pushing Debunked Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus To Millions Of Followers
Struggling for attention, Italy’s former deputy prime minister and others are sharing false claims the virus was engineered in a Chinese lab.
It was shared by two of Britain's biggest publishers and several massive verified Facebook pages.
A "Virtual Concert" For People To Perform During The Coronavirus Outbreak Became A Flood Of Positive Lockdown Vibes
"The feed underneath would go to 1,000 comments, and it’d be just all ‘hi, how are you, you’re not alone’."
“Everybody is terrified, so they're looking for a glimmer of hope."
False claims that the virus is caused by 5G phone signals or can be treated with vitamin C are being widely viewed on the platform.
“They’re about to conduct a real time experiment, out of necessity, in running a newsroom on a skeleton staff."
The rumour spread like wildfire on WhatsApp as the prime minister said stricter measures were a possibility.
“From what we can gather from the clauses in our insurance, if there’s not an order to close, none of us get any payout.”
BuzzFeed News has seen an internal email revealing UK concerns that remote talks will not happen because relevant EU staff are working from home.
Facebook Is Clamping Down On Coronavirus Misinformation In English, But Hoaxes Are Going Viral In Other Languages
A false claim that lemons can kill the coronavirus was shared tens of thousands of times on Romanian Facebook pages.
"From the end of Friday this week, all domestic and international business travel will be halted," staff at the Sun, the Times and the Sunday Times have been told.
The measures would become effective Tuesday and last until April 3, Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.