China floods Facebook with propaganda ads blaming Trump for coronavirus

by Daniel Payne · Apr 6th, 2020 2:26 pm

China has been flooding Facebook with advertisements criticizing President Trump and spreading a conspiracy theory that the coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese province of Hubei, actually began in the United States.

The propaganda ads reportedly depict China in a heroic light, extolling the country for its fight against the deadly pandemic while implying that the worldwide outbreak actually has its roots in the U.S.

The ads have been posted in Chinese, English, and Arabic.

? Epidemiologists around the world agree that the disease first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan sometime late last year and subsequently spread to the United States and the rest of the world.


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