Fact-checked by: Animal Político

2020/05/08 | Mexico, Peru

FALSE: There are dozens of posts on Facebook and Twitter that list a number of plants and foods that purportedly contain “natural azithromycin.” These claims went viral amid studies being done on azithromycin as a possible treatment against COVID-19.

Explanation: Azithromycin is a synthetic drug that is not found naturally in any of the foods listed. Furthermore, neither azithromycin nor any other drug or food has been proven effective in curing COVID-19.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook and Twitter

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