Fact-checked by: FactCheck Georgia

2020/07/10 | Georgia

MISLEADING: PCR tests are extremely dangerous. The swabs are not sterile, but purposefully infected with the virus. Therefore, when taking the swab test, healthy people are getting infected, as it accesses the blood-brain barrier through the nose, causing the inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) and later a meningitis.

Explanation: There is no evidence that the people who have been tested by the PCR method became infected with the virus. The swabs being the source of the infection is a conspiracy theory.

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