Fact-checked by: Estadão Verifica

2020/05/07 | Brazil

FALSE: A video claiming that COVID-19 only kills people who already had other diseases and treatment can be done at home with antibiotics. The statement is based on a study by Giampaolo Palma with 50 autopsies at Pope John XXIII Hospital in Bergamo, Italy.

Explanation: The study does not exist, as well as any scientific article signed by "Giampaolo Palma". Experts say that is no cure for COVID-19, and that there is no scientific evidence that patients in severe conditions can be treated at home with antibiotics. Data shows that COVID-19 kills people without other previous diseases.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook, Youtube

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