shaman curing a novel coronavirus patient in Malaysia

Viral claims on Social Media: A video viral on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube show a shaman curing a novel coronavirus patient in Malaysia.

News Verification: The video showing the Shaman curing a covid 19 patient in Malaysia is not true. The video has already been available since Oct 2018. COVID 19 was first detected on Nov 2019.

It is true that the deadly virus has taken over 10 thousand death across the world.

COVID-19 has killed more than 21,000 people and infected over 465,000 others worldwide, according to this report from the World Health Organisation on March 27, 2020.

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