Fact-checked by: AFP

2020/05/03 | France

FALSE: Marines of French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, contamined by COVID-19, were treated with hydroxychloroquine and azythromycin, and were cured at 99%.

Explanation: According to French Navy, marines weren't cured with those treatments, but 98% of them are indeed cured after being infected with COVID-19.

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