A Photo is viral on Social Media showing a pharmaceutical set claimed as COVID-19 vaccine.
“बढ़िया खबर! कारोना वायरस वैक्सीन तैयार। इंजेक्शन के बाद 3 घंटे के भीतर रोगी को ठीक करने में सक्षम। अमेरिकी वैज्ञानिकों को सलाम।
अभी ट्रम्प ने घोषणा की कि रोशे मेडिकल कंपनी अगले रविवार को वैक्सीन लॉन्च करेगी, और लाखों खुराक इससे तैयार हैं !!!”
“Great news! Carona virus vaccine ready. Able to cure patient within 3 hours after injection. Hats off to US Scientists.
Right now Trump announced that Roche Medical Company will launch the vaccine next Sunday, and millions of doses are ready from it !!!”
Above are few versions of the viral message.
बढ़िया खबर! कारोना वायरस वैक्सीन तैयार। इंजेक्शन के बाद 3 घंटे के भीतर रोगी को ठीक करने में सक्षम। अमेरिकी वैज्ञानिकों को सलाम।
अभी ट्रम्प ने घोषणा की कि रोशे मेडिकल कंपनी अगले रविवार को वैक्सीन लॉन्च करेगी, और लाखों खुराक इससे तैयार हैं !!! pic.twitter.com/66M7h3c3Ls
— प्रिया हिंदुस्तानी 20k (@Real_Hpriya_20k) March 23, 2020
As included in the viral Text, claiming Trump has announced Roche will launch the curing injection on Sunday.
*बढ़िया खबर! कारोना वायरस वैक्सीन तैयार। इंजेक्शन के बाद 3 घंटे के भीतर रोगी को ठीक करने में सक्षम। अमेरिकी वैज्ञानिकों को सलाम।*
Posted by Bihar Katha on Sunday, March 22, 2020
Both the claims i.e. the image of a kit and the Trump video are wrongly quoted.
Both are about the Diagnosis Kit to check if the person is affected by COVID-19 or not.
The Kit in viral photo is made by a South Korean Company – Sugentech
“SGTi-flex COVID-19 IgM/IgG is a gold nanoparticle-based immunochromatographic test kit for qualitative determination of COVID-19’s IgM and IgG antibodies in human whole blood (finger prick or venous), serum or plasma. The kits are accurate and easy to use and results can be observed with the naked eye within 10 minutes. The test detects the presence of antibodies, which are specific proteins made in response to infections. Antibodies can be found in the blood of those who are tested after infection. The antibodies detected by this test indicate that a person had an immune response to COVID-19, whether symptoms developed from infection or the infection was asymptomatic. Antibody test results are important in detecting infections with few or no symptoms. As there is no medicine or vaccine, the best way to combat this infection is isolation. A lot of people don’t have symptoms. Because of that, quick diagnostics are very important. SGTi-flex COVID-19 IgM/IgG enables to help for community to identify infection and isolate people without symptoms but suspected COVID-19.” – Source
The Video of Trump is about allowing Company Roche to make FDA approved fast detecting kits
Following is the complete video of the trimmed one which is viral. President Trump never said anything about releasing a vaccine for COVID-19 on Sunday –
- Video of a women crowd rushing in a mall is neither from India nor related to Corona pandemic. - May 23, 2020
- Trimmed clip of a comedy program is viral as real, claimed as a ‘Miyan’ mistook a thermal scanner for a gun. - May 14, 2020
- A 2 year old photo of an IAF chopper showering petals is claimed as Corona warriors’ appreciation by ANI, DD and others. - May 4, 2020