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Kenya Star Newspaper Fact Checks Allegation China Sending COVID-19 Infected Mattresses to Africa

Quick update on the story we told you about yesterday regarding the fake news posts circulating around the African internet warning people that China is sending mattresses and clothing infected with COVID-19 from Wuhan and other cities.

The fact-checking team at the Kenya Star newspaper in Nairobi investigated and concluded, not surprisingly, that the information was false. The photo used in the original Tweet was in fact taken back in 2015 and not at all connected with Wuhan and the current crisis.

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