Category: Editorial

False Claim: Japanese Nobel laureate Tasuku Honjo said coronavirus was manufactured

A claim widely shared on social media states a Japanese Nobel laureate allegedly said the new coronavirus is not natural and that China manufactured it. The different posts with the claim have been shared over 10,000 times as of May 1, 2020. According to Crowdtangle it has been posted in at least 400 Facebook groups … Continue reading False Claim: Japanese Nobel laureate Tasuku Honjo said coronavirus was manufactured