DISINFO: China coronavirus was predicted by Nostradamus
  • Outlet: ukraina.ru (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 24, 2020
  • Outlet language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 181
  • Countries / regions discussed: China
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DISINFO: China coronavirus was predicted by Nostradamus


A deciphered prediction of Nostradamus about a “great plague” is linked to the deadly China coronavirus.

Nostradamus spoke of a “great plague” that will rage in a “sea city”. In the same text, a certain “noble lady” is mentioned, which the experts also associate with the events in China. According to experts, we are talking about Hong Kong, which has become one of the center of the disease, and the former head of the Ministry of Health of China, who was called on to fight the disease.


Conspiracy theory. This is a pro-Kremlin narrative about the China coronavirus.

In response to the outbreak of the corona virus the Chinese authorities have placed more than a dozen cities under quarantine. The World Health Organisation is working with Chinese authorities and global experts to learn more about the virus. The virus "2019-nCoV” comes from a family of viruses that include the common cold, and viruses such as SARS and MERS. There is no evidence to suggest it was developed artificially as a weapon of mass destruction.


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