Fact-checked by: Raskrinkavanje

2020/05/14 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

FALSE: 5G base station motherboard with an inscribed COV-19 mark on it

Explanation: A photo of a motherboard that is allegedly installed in a 5G base station has been spreading on Facebook. The photo is actually part of old TV equipment with additionally engraved COV-19. Fact checkers from Snopes were investigating the implied photo and video only to discover Hannstar's label - a company which does not produce 5G equipment. The shown motherboard is a part of old TV equipment, but with engraved "COV-19" inscription that originally was not there, was manipulatively misused for spreading the already well spread conspiracy theories and links between 5G and COVID-19.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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