Fact-checked by: Aos Fatos

2020/05/11 | Brazil

MISLEADING: The Brazilian state of Piauí was able to empty the COVID-19 ICU beds with the use of chloroquine.

Explanation: For five days in May, the institution didn't actually record serious cases of COVID-19, but patients have been medicated with an experimental cocktail that also includes other drugs, such as corticosteroids, according to the hospital's technical director, Justino Carvalho Jr.

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