Disinfo: Zika virus is owned by American and British companies and available for purchase on the Internet

Summary

Zika virus is owned by American and British companies and it is available for purchase on the Internet.

Disproof

There is no patent related to Zika virus. Biological samples from the companies mentioned in the article are not publicly available, they can be bought only by official laboratories. You can find here further examples of similar disinformation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 14
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/02/2016
  • Outlet language(s) Czech
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: UK, US
  • Keywords: Conspiracy theory
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Zika virus is owned by American and British companies and...

Zika virus is owned by American and British companies and it is available for purchase on the Internet.

Disproof

There is no patent related to Zika virus. Biological samples from the companies mentioned in the article are not publicly available, they can be bought only by official laboratories.

Euromaidan was a coup sponsored by the EU, carried out...

Euromaidan was a coup sponsored by the EU, carried out by nazis and idiots. The French government is a totalitarian regime – Igor Druz from Russian Institute of Strategic Studies (body established by the Russian President).

Disproof

Repeating an already debunked disinformation. // For claims about France, no evidence given.