Fact-checked by: Taiwan FactCheck Center

2020/02/29 | Taiwan

False: Taiwanese president and former president were infected. The former president died.

Explanation: The images of screenshots and official documents are doctored or forged. President Tsai made a public speech at a 2/28/20 memorial event.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook, Twitter

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