Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here. Daily DebunkClaim: Research in Italy finds COVID-19 is caused by bacteria and can be treated with aspirin.Verdict: FalseRead the full story at: The Logical Indian Social Media DisinfoProduction of disposable medical masks. Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan, June 24, 2020.”Are These Claims About the Effectiveness of Face Masks True?” Snopes, June 18.Factual Reads on CoronavirusSwiss giant Novartis halts COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine study
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has decided to halt a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, citing problems in recruiting enough patients for the study of the controversial drug.
— Medical Express, June 20