Fact-checked by: Animal Político

2020/01/27 | Mexico

False: Raúl Rodolfo Abhduz Khan, biochemical engineer from Karmalah Laboratories, is the creator of the novel coronavirus.

Explanation: The person in the image is a YouTuber from Spain named Raúl Álvarez, aka AuronPlay. His image is commonly used to create disinformation, i.e. he was blamed for the fire in Notre Dame and in the Amazonas. The image is manipulated in order to show seem like it was reported by CNN en Español.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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