Fact-checked by: Décrypteurs - Radio-Canada and CBC

2020/01/25 | Canada

FALSE: Chinese scientists expelled from a Canadian microbiology lab took the novel coronavirus strain with them to China.

Explanation: The two scientists at the National Microbiology Lab (Winnipeg, Canada) are suspected to have sent live Ebola and Henipah viruses to Beijing in March 2019, but it has nothing to do with the coronavirus. They were expelled from the lab, but are not considered spies.

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This false claim originated from: https://twitter.com/Jkylebass

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