By Areeba Fatima | 15th June 2021 | 3:41 PM Syed Zaid Zaman Hamid, far-right writer and activist has regularly been posting tweets on his…
The Russian Health Ministry has clearly stated on their website that the coronavirus or COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the “SARS-CoV-2” virus. Moreover, the World Health Organization has clarified on their website that it is a myth that COVID-19 is caused by a bacteria and it is actually a virus. Some of the Facebook posts with different variations of these claims included that antibiotics could be used for treatment. However, the WHO website clarifies that antibiotics will not work against the disease, as a treatment. This also makes it clear that it is not a radioactive particle and does not have any traits matching the same.
In the video of the Health Minister’s address attached in the article, it is clear that he says “I wish to put again on record that the doses of the vaccine, the AstraZeneca vaccine have not expired. The expiry date is still a few weeks away and is on April 31st” which further disproves the claim that vaccine doses delivered had expired and were therefore returned back to India.