“Malaysia has so far cured 3 people infected with the novel coronavirus (nCoV-2019),” the article says. This is “a signal of hope for all Malaysians and the world”.
Coronavirus recoveries in Malaysia
One is a four-year-old girl who was allowed to return home on 4 February.
Recoveries not evidence Malaysia has ‘found cure’
We could find no credible news reports that Malaysia has found a cure for Covid-19.
The article itself does not say Malaysia has found a cure for coronavirus. It only says three people had recovered from the disease by 10 February.
The headline is false. – Taryn Willows
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