What he wasn't aware he would be arrested, his work lose and face a trial, could see him Behind Bars .
It was an otherwise boring afternoon in March, and The Debate about dealing with the potential outbreak of Covid-19 was over all, his timeline.
So he decided to, in his words, "a social experiment".
That would mean it was suddenly much easier to catch, as easy to be in the vicinity of an infected Person who coughs or sneezes in your General direction.
But he had made it up.Michael Lane Brandin says he was trying to be a "social experiment"
Mr. Brandin, says his point was to show that you always believe everything you read online.
On Facebook, he was filled with pity and shock. "I already had a couple of reactions," he says. "A lot of friends have been informed to ask me if I was okay, so I told them that it was fake. "
And while he tries to explain to disrupt The Truth friends, what was happening offline was much more serious.
This Was the days before all the lockdown in been brought. But to call timid People began to local hospital and ask if the message was true: how could you protect yourself in front of a scattered invisible killer?warrant of Arrest Local Sheriff
Mr Brandin has been accused of creating a "hold-up" report from an emergency-which had, in turn, led to a response from law enforcement and medical officials. He turned himself in.
to start After a night in the cells, he was released, under the condition of payment of a $1,000 (£800) bail Bond and is now waiting for his trial.
"I have a Bachelor of science degree in mass communications," he says. "I did it to prove how easy it is for anyone to publish something online and not cause a panic.
"I wanted to prove that it is to be educated is important for the People and do your own research before assuming everything you read or hear is true.
"He has to be a financial burden for my entire family, because they are all trying to Help Me , to be able to pay my bills. "Global infodemic'
The World health organization has said that it is one and the stakes are high for the authorities tackle false pandemic messages and prevent panic.
on the Whole world book of misinformation about The Virus could now be arrested, you will receive.Robert Alai is now out on bail
But the Kenyan government has repeatedly appealed to The Public to the release of false information and rumors, and warned that it would be an example of who not to meet.
And so Mr Alai will now break Kenya's cyber-crime-laws accused.
He denies to deceive, the setting, or create fake messages and says he was shocked to be herded together in a cell with other prisoners, where none of them could be two meters apart.