Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2020/07/28 | Argentina

FALSE: A message that ensures that the Argentine infectologist Pedro Cahn did not present “a work or was recognized”

Explanation: A message circulates in networks that do not know the professional career of the infectious medicine doctor and current advisor to the President of the Nation, Alberto Fernández, in health matters. However, according to the Scopus index - which measures scientific quality - Pedro Cahn was cited in pairs by more than 8,658 papers. In addition, according to the PubMed search engine, it is mentioned at least in 283 investigations. Whoever wrote the tweet, despite the fact that in his biography he claims to be a "Conicet researcher", does not appear on the payroll of the state agency and his image belongs to another doctor.

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