Fact-checked by: Taiwan FactCheck Center

2020/02/12 | Taiwan

False: Hold your breath for 10 seconds; if you are able to do this, you are not infected with COVID-19.

Explanation: There is no evidence to support this claim. People must have a test conducted by hospitals or legitimate labs to determine infection with COVID-19.

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This false claim originated from: Line, Facebook

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