Fact-checked by: Raskrinkavanje

2020/01/22 | Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia

Misleading: Russian scientists have found a cure for the new Chinese virus.

Explanation: As of Jan. 22, there has been no new information on Trizivir drug testing or its results. Triazavirin had not been confirmed as a cure for the new coronavirus. Even though the headline used on Sputnik's article claims that the Russian drug Triazavirin is "ready" to be used against COVID-19, the article does not contain this information.

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This false claim originated from: Sputnik, and then other media outlets in the Balkan region

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