Russian aid arrives in Italy to help fight virus

Clay Curtis
March 24, 2020

Vladimir Putin has unleashed 800 lions on Russian streets to force people inside.

The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 339,000 people and killed over 14,700 people worldwide. No, that's not true: The screen grab of a news report claiming that Putin released lions is four years old and is from a movie shoot.

Put simply, this story is not true.

As it is Vanguard's mission to impact positively on the society by providing high quality, reliable and affordable media products, the above reporter gathered that the pictorial image of a lion roaming on the street, took place in 2016.

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Now, here is a gem of a fake news.

This is the moment a giant male lion was spotted strolling down the streets of South Africa's biggest city in the middle of the night.

Italy's foreign minister Luigi Di Maio was present to welcome the first of the planes, each of which is reportedly marked with a logo saying From Russia with Love.

The virus, which emerged in Wuhan, China last December, has spread to at least 169 countries and regions around the globe, while the tally of confirmed cases has topped 328,000, and the death toll over 14,000, according to data compiled by USA -based Johns Hopkins University. Russian Federation itself has reported 306 cases of the virus, a lot of them in Moscow, and one coronavirus-related death. The schools will also be closed between March 12 and April 12.

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