Quick Fact Check: Fake post on spotting a camel in image to detect Alzheimer’s resurfaces

  • By Vishvas News
  • Updated: January 14, 2020

A post has resurfaced on social media in which it has been claimed that finding a camel in the image will help in determining the risk of Alzheimer’s. Vishvas News has earlier investigated this image and the caption in the image has been rated false.


An unusual image shared on Facebook by a user named Rose Taiapa is accompanied by a text that reads: The test of the head is to find a camel; it’s a test to see who can develop Alzheimer’s. Doctors say those who find the camel will be far from developing Alzheimer’s.” Click here to see the archived version of the post.


Vishvas News has performed an investigation of the viral post earlier. You can check the fact-checked article here:

Conclusion: The post claiming that a camel in an image can help in diagnosing risk of Alzheimer’s is fake.

  • Claim Review : Spot a camel in image to detect Alzheimer's
  • Claimed By : FB User: Rose Taiapa
  • Fact Check : False
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