It is in all countries and WhatsApp does it automatically. There are no Fact-checking entities like Maldita.es verifying content on WhatsApp to stop its dissemination. We explain it to you.

In social networks, several messages are moving a lot that accuse Santiago Abascal, the leader of Vox, of skipping the quarantine for going to the Congress of Deputies after being diagnosed with coronavirus. It’s a hoax. We explain it to you.

Since this past March 19, a YouTube video has been circulating a lot in which an Argentine doctor named Mario Pesaresi recommends vahos (breathing hot water vapor) as a method to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. Here we tell you more about it.

You have asked us about a content that has been moved in the networks of several people in a terrace, assuring that in a local in Seville called Bar Jota the authorities have “closed for five months and 5,000 euros of fine” and that “the customers who were there 250 euros fine “. It is a hoax that the Bar Jota has been closed for five months as the messages that are being disseminated assure. Of course, as the Seville City Council indicates to Maldita.es, the Local Police have opened files to those responsible for the premises, located on Avenida Luis Montoto (Seville), for violations of de-escalation measures.

As they indicate, the amount of the fine is still unknown, but they have not closed the establishment. In addition, they are not aware that a file has been opened to clients. For their part, from Bar Jota they point out that given the impossibility of maintaining the safety distance they have decided to close while executing the suggested changes. You can check this denial here.

During a press conference on May 7, a journalist asked the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, about the difference between the death count of the Daily Mortality Monitoring System (MoMo) of the Carlos III Health Institute (30,706, according to its report of May 5) and that of the Ministry of Health (26,070, as of May 7). Simón has explained that the reports of said institute count all deaths “from all causes without specifying any”, while the daily Health data only record deaths confirmed by COVID-19. Here we tell you more.

Content has been viralized that states that Fernando Simón, director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES) and leader of the Scientific Committee of COVID-19 during this coronavirus crisis, “is not a doctor, he has not done the MIR, he is not a specialist and is not registered in Madrid “, although other websites directly state that” he is not registered “.

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