Professor Tasuku Honjo said: “I am greatly saddened that my name and that of Kyoto University have been used to spread false accusations and misinformation”.
People have been claiming the new note shows a ‘5G tower’ and the coronavirus.
There is no evidence to suggest that 5G is increasing the spread of the new coronavirus.
The Daily Express has wrongly reported the findings of new research which compared SARS-CoV-2 with other coronaviruses.
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