New Delhi, May 25 -- As the world continues to suffer the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a tsunami of fake news on social media platforms giving misinformation about the viral disease with regard to source of origin, symptoms, remedies, vaccination, appropriate behaviour etc. Government authorities have time and again informed the people through social media or official announcements to refrain from believing and re-sharing such rumours about the pandemic.

One such fake news has been doing the rounds in India. The Centre on Tuesday tweeted a post which allegedly quoted Nobel Laureate and prominent French Virologist Luc Montagnier, stating that all those who have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 disease will die wit...