Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2021/02/25 | Argentina

FALSE: UNSAM’s coronavirus vaccine investigation is about to start phase III

Explanation: Circulates on Facebook -and the Télam agency published and later deleted- a title stating that "an Argentine vaccine is ready to start phase III" in reference to the development that is being carried out at the National University of San Martín (UNSAM) . However, the development of this vaccine is about to start phase I, not phase III. UNSAM has an agreement with a company to start production under manufacturing conditions approved by ANMAT and thus be able to start human tests.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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