Fact-checked by: Estadão Verifica

2021/05/07 | Brazil

Misleading: Nobel Prize winner Satoshi Omura confirmed efficacy of ivermectin against COVID-19.

Explanation: Mr Omura published an article in the Japanese Journal of Antibiotics that has low scientific value. It is a narrative revision that quotes papers that aren't academic works.

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