Fact-checked by: Facta

2020/06/29 | Italy

FALSE: A Facebook post claiming that the “50 million people” who died during the second wave of the Spanish flu (1918) had just got a vaccine. The post compares this situation with the new coronavirus, and warns people against getting a vaccine for Covid-19 when it will be ready.

Explanation: In 1918, when the second wave of the Spanish flu hit the world, the vaccine against the disease hadn't been discovered yet.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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