Fact-checked by: FactCheck.org

2020/01/24 | United States

(Org. doesn't apply rating): “The new fad disease called the ‘coronavirus’ is sweeping headlines. Funny enough, there was a patent for the coronavirus was filed in 2015 and granted in 2018.”

Explanation: All of the posts link to patents that are related to two different viruses in the coronavirus family. There is no patent related to the new virus

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This false claim originated from: Jordan Sather (TW)

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