INDIA FAKE NEWS

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Think sensibly! Is it possible to pop a pill to increase your oxygen levels? A viral post says so.. Is it true or fake? Let’s find out.

As we all know the corona virus outbreak is increasing day by day and so is the fake and fraud news. Today we go through so many viral posts giving us tips and ways to avoid corona and issues related to it. We all know we start it for good, but taking any medication without proper advice and thought can be overwhelming. One such post on Homeopathy medicine is going viral nowadays on social media.

 It is claimed that taking a self medication of homeopathy medicine can increase your oxygen levels immediately at this time when there is scarcity of oxygen in the nation. Taking advantage of people’s emotions this fake news has travelled faster than light because of the struggle the nation is facing right now. Number of patients are dying due to the lack of required oxygen.It is said that 20 drops of this medicine in one cup of water can level up your oxygen levels. But after proper investigation it was found that this post was fake news and there is no such magical way to immediately boost up your trouble of oxygen. 

The image was also shared on many twitter accounts with the caption, Oxygen level falling then please use #ASPIDOSPERMA Q 20 drop in 1 cup of water, it will help issue relating respiratory Problem and help maintain Oxygen M back to normal Homeopathic medicine.

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Whereas, this medicine when taken along with Carbo veg, as advised by Dr. AK Dwivedi, Scientific Advisor of the Ministry of AYUSH can be a little helpful when you face only a few points lower oxygen saturation levels. In this case a little maintenance can take place but at a gradual pace not immediately. But, at times of high drop down this does not help.

On performing a reverse image using Yandex, we found an tweet of PIB Fact check. acoording to PIB fact check This medicine is used in the treatment of asthma.

Whereas, this medicine when taken along with Carbo veg, as advised by Dr. AK Dwivedi, Scientific Advisor of the Ministry of AYUSH can be a little helpful when you face only a few points lower oxygen saturation levels. In this case a little maintenance can take place but at a gradual pace not immediately. But, at times of high drop down this does not help.

During investigation it was found that this claim was wrong as there was no mention of such Drug in the list of Indian Council of Medical Research issued by government of india on their website. So, it is clear that this news is fake. And it’s high time we take a lesson from this incident and stop believing in every other post which comes to us without getting it verified because here it’s the matter of life. Don’t joke around on such important topics and situations. It’s time to become sensible and not just a social media puppet.             

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