Fact-checked by: BOOM FactCheck

2020/01/27 | India

Partly false: The Indian health department has issued a notification advising people to drink only 50-80 ml of water, avoid spicy food, and not travel in crowded spaces till March 2020.

Explanation: There has been no notification suggesting drinking only a certain amount of water, avoiding spicy food and improving the intake of vitamin C prevent coronavirus. The "children-are-more-vulnerable theory" is also not scientifically backed. As of Jan. 27, there were no confirmed cases in India and the death toll had reached 106 in China.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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