After this information started to spread in English including WhatsApp and all other social media networks, they have also been shared by many in Tamilnadu by translating the same content into Tamil on social media.
1. Did Singapore examine the body of the deceased Covid-19 patients?
On June 7, the Facebook page of the Singapore Ministry of Health said, “Singapore has not conducted such an autopsy. This news conveys false information regarding the pathogenesis of Covid-19 infection. This is not published by current sources. The previous version, which referred to Russia instead of Singapore, clearly exposed this as a lie. ”
2. Is the WHO opposed to Autopsy of the deceased Covid-19 patients?
The World Health Organization has not objected to the autopsy of corona victims. Instead, it provides guidelines.
Many nations of the world are also conducting autopsies on the bodies of those who died of the corona. Autopsies are taking place even in India. October 2020 For the first time in India, the body of a 61-year-old patient was examined in Bangalore.
Following this rumour, much fake news like “Covid-19 is not a virus, a bacterium which exposure to radiation and that causes human death by clotting in the blood, oxygen ventilators are not needed for this treatment” is spreading all over the social media.
Last year, we released factual information about rumours circulating in Italy like this.
In our search, the news spread as that “Singapore is the first country in the world to conduct an autopsy on a Covid-19 corpse. After a thorough investigation, it was discovered that Covid-19 is not a virus, but rather a bacterium which exposure to radiation and that causes human death by clotting in the blood” was completely a rumoured one. The Singapore Ministry of Health has denied the allegations.