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A Tweet on Social media has caused confusion about the actual happening in China, As said in the tweet people in China, Wuhan city are trapped in their houses and are screaming from their homes and begging for life

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Multiple Fake news claims-: A Tweet on Social media has caused confusion about the actual happening in China, As said in the tweet people in China, Wuhan city are trapped in their houses and are screaming from their homes and begging for life. जिंदगी की भीख मांगते चीन के वूहान शहर के ये लोग अपने घरों से चीखकर गिड़गिड़ा रहे हैं. इलाज, मदद की बजाय इन्हें घरों में बंद कर दिया गया है. चीन के लोगों की ये चीखें सदियों तक विश्व समुदाय का पीछा करेंगी. कोरोना वायरस चरम की तरफ बढ़ रहा है.भारत को तत्काल तैयारी में जुटना होगा. Translated: These people of Wuhan city of China are screaming from their homes and begging for life. Instead of treatment and help, they have been locked in their homes. These screams of the people of China will haunt the world community for centuries. Coronavirus is moving towards the extreme. India will have to prepare immediately

 

Facts Check Verdict: Fake / False

News Verification: A post claiming to be from Wuhan city of China has been shared by more than 10000 on Social Media has been viral from the last week of February.

The message states that “These people of Wuhan city of China are screaming from their homes and begging for life. Instead of treatment and help, they have been locked in their homes. These screams of the people of China will haunt the world community for centuries. Coronavirus is moving towards the extreme. India will have to prepare immediately”.. The post is viral on Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other social media.

The information of people shouting is not true, however, it is true that most part of China is almost locked down after the deadly coronavirus attack, which has claimed over 903 lives in China as of 10th Feb 2020.

It was a normal tweet until a Twitter user pointed out the cause of the shout it, He said it was Homage to Dr. Li Wenliang. He said, “Tonight in Wuhan, from 8:55 to 9:05. ”Tonight mourn Dr. Li Wenliang, turn off the lights for five minutes, turn on the mobile phones and flashlight and shoot into the sky for five minutes. Then turn on the lights and whistle collectively for 5 minutes. This is an unprecedented mourning ceremony in Chinese history.   

As per udn, Wuhan Pneumonia was the first to whistle. Dr. Wenliang Li died of infection with the Wuhan pneumonia virus last night. One billion netizens in mainland China mourned in unison. Tonight, mainland netizens initiated a "whistle blow" at nine o'clock. Mourning action together. Many people went to the gate of Wuhan Central Hospital to present flowers and expressed their condolences.

Let us also use light and whistle to sacrifice death in the epidemic, even if it is too late to say goodbye to relatives, friends, neighbors, colleagues and fellow citizens, let us unite with lights and whistle! Encourage those who seek medical help in pain and despair! Encourage those medical staff who are fighting in the front line to ask everyone to stick to it! We will welcome the light!

Mourning time: Friday, February 7, 2020, 8:55 pm to 9:05 pm

At 8:55, the way of mourning: turn off the lights to mourn for the heroes and the dead people; from 9:00 to 9:05, all objects that can emit light in their hands, such as mobile phones, flashlights, lights, etc., point out the window and collectively Whistle (and other sounding devices).

Nytimes reported Widespread Outcry in China Over Death of Coronavirus Doctor. The doctor, Li Wenliang, had been silenced by the police after warning about the new coronavirus that has killed hundreds in China and sickened thousands





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