Fact-checked by: Maldita.es

2020/05/13 | Spain, Argentina

FALSE: Images circulating on Facebook showing an article published in 2003 in the Clarín newspaper about the coronavirus. They are spread claiming that it is the same coronavirus that now causes COVID-19.

Explanation: It is a hoax: the article refers to a different coronavirus, caused by the SARS virus, which emerged in February 2003.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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