Fact-checked by: Correctiv

2020/04/06 | Germany

Mostly false: A viral post on Facebook shows a quote of a forensic doctor who allegedly said that not a single healthy person died of COVID-19.

Explanation: In interviews the forensic doctor Klaus Püschel claimed that most of the patients who died – in the city of Hamburg – had previous diseases. But he didn't say that not a single healthy person died. Statistics show that also healthy people can get very sick. Further, the autopsies in Hamburg revealed that COVID-19 was the death cause in almost all cases.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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