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Figure 1: Results of online survey of questions: (a) A lot of unauthentic and fake news related to COVID-19 are circulating on social media. (b) Do you check the authenticity of news received from social media. (c) With reference to COVID-19, fake news received from social media creates panic in the society. (d) Online in India, people are creating disharmony with fake news related to COVID-19. (e) The concerned officials should make efforts to stop fake news related to COVID-19 on social media and (f) There should be punitive/disciplinary action against those who spread fake news on social media

Figure 1: Results of online survey of questions: (a) A lot of unauthentic and fake news related to COVID-19 are circulating on social media. (b) Do you check the authenticity of news received from social media. (c) With reference to COVID-19, fake news received from social media creates panic in the society. (d) Online in India, people are creating disharmony with fake news related to COVID-19. (e) The concerned officials should make efforts to stop fake news related to COVID-19 on social media and (f) There should be punitive/disciplinary action against those who spread fake news on social media