The claim that the new coronavirus holds onto throat for four days before going down to the lungs and the virus can be prevented by gargling with salt, hot water and vinegar is false. There is no finding of its staying for four days and no evidence about the effect of vinegar, hot water and salt on the coronavirus.
The claim that the map prepared by John Hopkins University shows that the first case of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Turkey has appeared in Kayseri is false. The points in the map show the geographical centers of countries, not the locations of the cases.
The claim that the medicine, called Adutwumwaa Bitters, was created as the remedy to the Covid-19 is false. The expression, “coronavirus”, on this herbal product has been added to the image later. Also, the producer firm, called Adutwumwaa Herbal Industries Limited, denied the claim that they found the medicine for the virus.
The claim that the S-300s in the photo were shot by Turkish UCAVs (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle) is false. All the photos date back. The photos with burning and damage show the wreckage resulting from the explosion of the S-300 missile which was tested in 2016 in Russia. The photo with two soldiers dates back to 2015.
The claim that UNICEF published a message about Covid-19 is false. UNICEF refuted the message by a statement. Also, many fact-checker platforms proved that the message hadn't been published by the UNICEF.
The claim that Italian Air Forces made an air show along with the voice of Luciano Pavarotti to cheer Italians up during their struggle with the epidemic is false. The video was recorded during the air show in Jesolo in Italy on 15 September 2019. The Covid-19 epidemic started in Italy in February 2020.
The claim that the video shows the march for the soldiers who lost their lives in Idlib is true. However, the march in the video was not in Ankara, İstanbul or Bursa. It was in Kayseri. Also, there is not the slogan, “Government, resign!” in the video.
The claim that the video shows a Turkish F-16 dogfighting with a Greek Mirage 2000 in over the Aegean Sea in 2018 is false. The video is made of two disparate videos edited together. The first part is from a flight simulator called FALCON BMS 4.33 while the second part is from a 2007 YouTube video
The claim that the photo shows Farm Bank founder, Mehmet Aydın dead from suicide in Kiev, Ukraine is false. However, the man in the photo is Edgar Collaguazo, who fell to his death as he attempted to escape through a fourth-storey window after being caught molesting a child at a birthday party in New York. Collaguazo.
The claim that restrictions to visa-free travel have been introduced for green and gray passport holders, effective 2021, is false. The restrictions have been placed as part of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), in which Turkey is not included.
A video, which was shared on Twitter on 4th December 2019, was claimed to show a police officer snow-sledging with children in Ankara. The claim is false. Neither the video was filmed in Ankara nor the police officer is a member of Turkish law enforcement.
A video shared on social media was claimed to be showing Turkish-trained militants doing the Nazi salute in Afrin during the Turkish offensive into northern Syria, Operation Peace Spring, which began in October 2019. However, nothing is true about this claim except that the trainers were Turkish.R
On Sunday the 21st of July several Twitter users and foreign news outlets claimed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had allegedly died due to a heart attack. The claims that Erdoğan has died due to a heart attack is inaccurate. The statement that was provided by the Presidency shows that there is no health concern regarding the President. Also, the President was seen in public on the 24th of July.