The CoronaVirusFacts/DatosCoronaVirus Alliance Database

Here is the database that gathers all of the falsehoods that have been detected by the CoronaVirusFacts/DatosCoronaVirus alliance. This database unites fact-checkers in more than 70 countries and includes articles published in at least 40 languages. Para búsquedas en español, haz clic aquí. Faça buscas em português aqui.


Fact-Checked by: AFP

2020/04/02 | Philippines

Misleading: Multiple Facebook posts shared thousands of times in April 2020 purport to compare novel coronavirus lockdown measures in countries including South Korea, Japan and the Philippines. The posts claim the virus is now “gone” in South Korea because residents stayed at home for three weeks and that the epidemic has been “controlled” in Japan. The posts also claim that by contrast, people in the Philippines have taken a careless approach to the virus.

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