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Fact Check: Viral video of lady teaching tapping exercises is not of Tata Memorial Hospital, viral claims are misleading

The video attributed to Tata Memorial Hospital belongs to The Perfect Health, Hyderabad. Viral claim is misleading.

  • By Vishvas News
  • Updated: July 5, 2021

Vishvas News (New Delhi): Vishvas News came across a video of a lady teaching ‘tapping’ exercises. It was claimed that the Tata Memorial Hospital is requesting people to watch the viral video. Vishvas News in its investigation found that the video is not related to Tata Memorial Hospital it is that of Om Sairam Perfect Health, Hyderabad, which is an acupressure clinic.

Claim:
Vishvas News came across a video being widely shared on various social media platforms. The video where a lady tells about tapping exercises is being attributed to Tata Memorial Hospital.

Facebook page सोन चिरैया shared this video and wrote: Please ये vidio की जानकारी पूरी देखे आप को भी स्वस्थ संबंधित कुछ जानकारी मिल 🙏🙏👏👏Tata memorial hospital request everyone to watch this video.This is not normal forward.It is very important. Please forward the same in your group. Pls start Practicing Everyday.

Check the post and its archive version here.

Other users too have shared it with similar claims.

Investigation:
Vishvas News started its investigation by uploading the viral video in InVid tool. We extracted some important screengrabs from the video.
Reverse image search on the keyframes obtained, led us to a page The Perfect Health Hyderabad‘.

There were various acupressure videos of the same lady on this page. We also found their website. We also found the viral video here on the website.

This website provided us some valid information.

The woman seen in the video is, Consultant Manishaa. And that she is a well-known dietician from Hyderabad and that she started this clinic in 1995. From 2005 onwards she dedicated her entire time to work only on acupressure diet therapy.

Check more information about the clinic, here.

Nowhere was it mentioned that she is associated with Tata Memorial Hospital.

Since this video was attributed to Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai we interacted with them over e-mail.
Dr C S Pramesh, MS, FRCS, Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, Professor, Thoracic Surgery (Surgical Oncology) told us over mail, “Thank you for your email. I can confirm that the video and text that you forwarded to us is indeed fake, and Tata Memorial Centre and Hospital have nothing to do with the claims in the video. Thank you for reaching out to us to check the facts.

It was now clear that the video of a consultant Manishaa was being passed on in the name of Tata Memorial Hospital.

In the end we did a social background check of the profile that shared it. Page सोन चिरैया is a page liked by 3,770 and followed by 5,318 people. C

Conclusion: The video attributed to Tata Memorial Hospital belongs to The Perfect Health, Hyderabad. Viral claim is misleading.

  • Claim Review : Tapping video by Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Claimed By : सोन चिरैया
  • Fact Check : Misleading
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