Fact-checked by: Les Décodeurs

2020/01/25 | France, United States

FALSE: The SARS-CoV-2 was created in 2003 in the United States.

Explanation: The patent that some people shared isn't related to the SARS-Cov-2 but to another coronavirus.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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