A photo that shows stray dogs sitting on hospital beds has been shared in multiple Facebook posts that claim it was taken in a hospital in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh. The claim is false: the photo actually shows a hospital in India; the
Supporters and family of the rapper DMX chanted his name and offered up prayers outside the New York hospital where he remained on life support.
Was Joe Biden rushed to the hospital April 5, 2021? No, that's not true. Joe Biden had not been hospitalized in days leading up to and including April 5, 2021. He spent Easter Sunday at Camp David, as a photo on his daughter Ashley Biden'
The rapper, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was at his New York home when he overdosed.
Mama Sarah, as the step-grandmother of the former U.S. president was fondly called, promoted education for girls and orphans in her rural Kogelo village.
Facebook posts claim to show Tanzanian's vice president Samia Suluhu Hassan visiting late president John Magufuli in hospital before the announcement of his death on March 17, 2021. But this is false: the picture shows Hassan and opposition leader
Though the state government's Swasthya Sathi scheme provides medical benefits to the people of West Bengal, many people are exempted.
Facebook posts claiming to picture a Kenyan MP in hospital after being beaten up at a funeral in February 2021 have been shared multiple times. The claim is false: while the image does show lawmaker Simba Arati in hospital, the picture was taken in 2
A picture has been shared widely on Facebook and Twitter in Singapore alongside a claim that it shows a Covid-19 vaccination certificate that contained a warning that the shots will prolong erections and increase penis size. The claim is false; the h
A clip of a woman convulsing on the ground has spread across social media worldwide in multiple languages alongside a claim that she is suffering from side effects after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. But this claim is false: the video showed a patien
Prince Philip’s illness is not believed to be related to COVID-19.
The brittle bone disease patient was the subject of internet rumors in February 2021.
“These results are very encouraging and have given us great reasons to be optimistic for the future,’’ said Professor Aziz Sheikh, director of the University of Edinburgh’s Usher Institute.
Buckingham Palace said the admission was “a precautionary measure” taken on the advice of Philip’s doctor, and that the royal is expected to remain there for a few days of “observation and rest.”
The doctor had an allergic reaction to the vaccine, but whether the vaccine caused seizures is still under investigation
The woman with no history of allergies had an anaphylactic reaction 10 minutes after receiving the vaccine. Such cases are rare.
While millions of Americans wait for the COVID-19 vaccine, hospital board members, their trustees and donors around the country have gotten early access to the scarce drug or offers for vaccinations, raising complaints about favoritism.
Did California lift the state's regional stay-at-home order in January 2021 even though hospitalization numbers are much higher than when the order was put in place in 2020? Yes, but that summary leaves out context: California Gov. Gavin
Did a nurse take the viral photo of a pigeon perched upon a man sleeping in a hospital bed, to show how the bird frequently "visited" the man while his family never came to see him? No, that's not true: Ioannis Protonotarios, a photograph
A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment.
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim it shows the dean of a Thai hospital giving Covid-19 prevention tips, including the importance of boosting your immune system. The claim is misleading: the woman
A video has been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook posts that claim it shows the dean of Thailand’s Siriraj Hospital recommending certain treatments for Covid-19, including taking "3,000-5,000 mg" of vitamin C each day. The claim is false; t
Are COVID-19 hospital surges just like flu season hospital surges? No, that's not true: The COVID-19 burden is significantly higher. At least 758,261 hospitalizations for COVID-19 have occurred so far in the United States, and that figure
Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home.
Dozens of emergency room staff members tested positive over the holidays.
The claim is not supported by the number of cases reported from Surrey, and the NHS refuted the claim.
More than 65,000 people in the UK have died from coronavirus since the pandemic hit our shores in early March. But as attention has focused on infections in care homes, schools, universities and pubs and restaurants, relatively little is still
A photo of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a hospital has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows him visiting a billionaire couple to congratulate them on the birth of their latest grand
“Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!” President Donald Trump tweeted.
Some rumors about hospital practices during the 2020 pandemic proved almost too wild to be true.
Health officials fear the crisis will be even worse in coming weeks, after many Americans ignored pleas to stay home over Thanksgiving and avoid people who don’t live with them.
Diana shook the hand of a man suffering with HIV/AIDS without wearing gloves for the first time in Middlesex Hospital, London in 1987.
In 1987, news that two of the Queen’s cousins were living in a psychiatric hospital broke.
“The next four weeks are crucial. The road is very bumpy,” said Dr. S.K. Sarin, director of New Delhi’s Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
Archbishop Ieronymos, the 82-year-old archbishop and head of the Orthodox Church of Greece, is in augmented care.
West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.
REVIEW Scientists and news outlets sounded the alarm on the rising number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the U.S in the beginning of November 2020 (see here, here, and here). A 12 November 2020 tweet by NBC News journalist Ali Ve
Two large recent studies show that people hospitalized for COVID-19 in March were more than three times as likely to die as people hospitalized for COVID–19 in August.
Does Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data "reveal" that COVID-19 death totals have been exaggerated by hospitals counting heart attacks as COVID deaths? No, that's not true: Hospitals don't fill out death certificates, doctors
The New York Times reported on Oct. 23 that more than 40,000 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus in the United States. This figure has risen by 40 percent over the last month as new cases have surged. At least 14 states ha