Fact-checked by: Correctiv

2020/01/27 | Germany

No evidence: A seafood market is the source of the novel coronavirus, strange animals and foods were sold there, such as batsoup and snakes.

Explanation: It is possible that animals transmitted the virus to people. Many of the first patient had visited the market. However, a direct link has not yet been proven.

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