Fact-checked by: PolitiFact

2020/05/14 | United States

FALSE: “Hydroxychloroquine cures this ‘virus.’ It just so happens this is the treatment used for radiation sickness!!”

Explanation: There is no cure or vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Some studies have found that hydroxychloroquine could help alleviate symptoms associated with COVID-19, but the research is not conclusive. Health officials have not listed hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for radiation sickness.

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