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False claim about mRNA vaccines circulates on WhatsApp

A claim that the United States' Supreme Court has declared that people who are vaccinated are no longer humans has been circulating on internet,...

Does Nigeria have third highest birth rate in the world?

AN X user, @Temitayomab has claimed that Nigeria is currently the country with the third highest birth rate in the world. “Nigeria has the third...

Nigeria does NOT have the highest rape rate in the world

A claim that Nigeria has the highest rate of male to female rape in the world has gone viral on X. The claim was made...

Does placing banana peels on forehead relieve headache?

A claim that placing banana peels on human's forehead relieves headache has surfaced online. The claim, posted by an X user, @Nig_Farmer, stated that humans...

Can ulcer be cured with honey, milk and citrus mixtures?

A claim that stomach ulcer can be cured with a mixture of lime, oranges, eggs, milk, honey and some other items has surfaced on...

How true is the claim that anyone who contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces?

AN Instagram user, Adefunke Arowolo, has claimed that anyone that contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces directly or indirectly. The claim, posted on...

How true is that claim that washing wounds from dog bite with soap and water is effective against rabies?

On December 8, 2023, in response to a post by an X user @fzywa that warns people to avoid dogs due to the fatality of...

Does water obtained from soaking unripe plantain cure ulcer?

On November 21, 2023, an X user, @Nig_Farmer, posted a claim that drinking the water obtained from soaking unripe plantain for 3 days can...

Doctored video circulates that Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure

A video which claims that a Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure (HBP) has circulated multiple times on the internet. The claim...

Does ‘Kush’ cause swollen limbs and sores?

A claim circulating online and offline among Sierra Leoneans says that smoking a type of Cannabis popularly called 'Kush' in local parlance leads to...

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