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Claim: Nigeria accounts for 5 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Africa.
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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Ivermectin, a drug used to treat animal parasites like heartworm and roundworm, was proven to be a potential cure for coronavirus.
Verdict: Mostly False
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