Fact-checked by: Myth Detector

2020/06/03 | Georgia

MISLEADING: The US are working on secret biological weapon in Tbilisi-based Lugar Lab. Its researchers conducted reserch on bats back in 2014.

Explanation: As part of the research, in spring 2012 and 2014, researchers dressed in special clothes and using special methods collected 450 bats from eight parts of Georgia. The bats were transferred to a Bio-Safety Level III facility to study their pathogens. The diseases transmitted from animals to humans are always studied using this method. Such research is conducted worldwide, including in Russia.

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