Amid the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, a video has surfaced on the internet which claims to find the source of the Coronavirus in China’s Hubei.
The video shows bat infestation under a tiled roof which claims to be the source of Coronavirus.
The caption of the video read: “The corona virus source is found. It turns out that many roofs in Hubei China are covered with chrysanthemum bats, a type of bat.”
The corona virus source is found. It turns out that many roofs in Hubei China are covered with chrysanthemum bats, a type of bat. pic.twitter.com/3yilrZCwyT
— Maheen (@Maheen83086711) February 2, 2020
NewsMobile fact-checked the above video and found that the claim attached to the video is FAKE.
We extracted the keyframes of the video and on putting them through Reverse Image Search, we came across the same video on YouTube dated July 5th, 2011.
The video was uploaded by Miami based roofer Istueta Roofing. The video shows Bat infestation under tiled roof and the video was shot in US’ Florida.
The above information proves that the viral video is eight-year-old and it is not from China.
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