Fact-checked by: AFP

2020/04/13 | Czech Republic, Canada

misleading: Social media posts and online articles shared tens of thousands of times claim that the foundation of billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates tested a polio vaccine in India that left at least 490,000 children paralyzed.

Explanation: The claim is misleading; official statistics show only a tiny number of cases in which the oral polio vaccine directly resulted in Indian children contracting the disease.

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This false claim originated from: FB

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