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After Meenakshi Seshadri, singer Lucky Ali is the new victim of death hoax. How to stop this?

As India is battling the second wave of COVID-19, many celebrities are now coming forward to help fellow citizens. Actors like Sonu Sood, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Bhumi Pednekar, etc. are helping those in need by providing required resources. However, a new fake news trend has hit the industry. Rumours about death of Bollywood celebrities are being spread online. Few days ago, Damini actress Meenakshi Seshadri had to squash the rumours about her death by posting her latest picture on her Instagram handle. Soon after this, fake reports about Ramayana actor, Arvind Trivedi's death were going viral on social media. Arvind played the role of Ravan in Ramanand Sagar's TV series. Later, actor Sunil Lahri, who essayed the role of Lakshman in the same series, refuted these rumours. The recent case of this death hoax is of singer Lucky Ali. Rumours about his death due to novel coronavirus have been spreading on social media. His friend, Nafisa Ali denied it all and told the media that Ali is fine. Such rumours have been spreading about celebrities since ever, but this time the situation is critical. We are reading reports about the deaths occurring due to COVID-19 and it's a sensitive topic. In such situation, the rise is these rumours is another big concern. What measures would you suggest against this?

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