Disinfo: The US is testing biological weapons in China

Summary

Coronavirus is a Western, particularly American project (of the CIA, Pentagon, or NATO), on the development of biochemical weapons to kill people with the help of diseases, not by bullets and bombs. It is much cheaper! There are over 100 CIA / Pentagon-sponsored secret and semi-known laboratories worldwide. These laboratories develop and test weapons of biological warfare.

Disproof

No evidence given. Conspiracy theory and a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about the China coronavirus. In response to the outbreak of the coronavirus, 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. On the basis of the full genome of the virus, it was concluded that 2019-nCoV is a beta-coronavirus that comes from a family of viruses that include the common cold and other viruses such as SARS and MERS. These kind of viruses are common in different species of animals and sometimes can affect people. There is no evidence to suggest it was developed artificially as a weapon of mass destruction. The conspiracy theory also repeats the recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Lugar Lab in Tbilisi, Georgia. See previous claims alleging that Coronavirus might be US bacteriological weapon against China, The coronavirus is a biological weapon created by the UK, and A new Chinese coronavirus was likely elaborated in NATO biolabs.

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  • Reported in: Issue 183
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/01/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: China, US
  • Keywords: coronavirus, Biological weapons, Conspiracy theory
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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative, portraying the White Helmets as a Western-backed terrorist proxy and, implicitly, denying the responsibility of the Assad regime for chemical attacks perpetrated during the Syrian civil war.

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Behind this stand the giant pharmaceutical companies, attempting to forward their business interests.

Disproof

An unfounded conspiracy theory. Pro-Kremlin media recurrently attempt to feed into narratives on the pharmaceutical industry, suggesting evil play behind vaccines, pharmaceutical research facilities etc.

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England, the United States of America, and other imperial powers saw Hitler as the main adversary against the Soviet Union.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative distorting the events of the Second World War.

The UK and the United States were also against Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and chose to retaliate against the Third Reich. The UK declared war on the Nazi regime as a result of German refusal to remove troops from neutral Belgium. Prior to the German invasion, the United Kingdom had signed the Treaty of London (1839) which guaranteed British and French defence of Belgium sovereignty.