Fact-checked by: Teyit

2020/01/28 | Turkey

False: The studies initiated by the “Military Research Institute” transformed the form of virus in 2018.

Explanation: The claim that the virus was developed by a "military institute" is based on an article authored by Dan Hu, who works for Third Military Medical University in China. However, the article does not mention the experiments changed the genetics of the virus. Again, the examples used in the article are stored in the gene bank with a code and these codes are also included in the study. This allows scientists to work on the virus.

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This false claim originated from: Twitter

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