DISINFO: Turkey might be hiding the truth about coronavirus

DISINFO: Turkey might be hiding the truth about coronavirus


Turkey might by hiding information about coronavirus cases in the country. It takes just one case and the tourism business in Turkey will be destroyed.


No evidence is given to support the claim.

Based on data of Johns Hopkins University, which tracks the spread of the coronavirus in real-time, there has been no coronavirus cases identified in Turkey, as of the 3rd of March, 2020. Read more about the methodology used by the Johns Hopkins University here.


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