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U.S. accusing Russia of spreading lies about Wuhan coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Thousands of Russian linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread alarm about the new coronavirus, disrupting global efforts to combat the epidemic, U.S. officials told AFP.

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The disinformation campaign promotes unfounded conspiracy theories that the United States is behind Wuhan coronavirus, in an apparent bid to damage the U.S. image by seizing on international health concerns, they said.

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