The deceitful re-titling of a story on the coronavirus, Turkey, and Italy was “completely fake,” said the story’s writer on Thursday, criticizing EurAsian Times for misrepresenting what the article actually said.

In the story written for Germany’s Deutsche Welle (DW) Turkish service, writer Esma Cakir interviewed an Italian doctor and shared his advice with Turkish readers on how to stem the virus’ spread.

“You are saving thousands of lives for every day you stay home,” Dr. Luca Lorini told DW.

Lorini gave his views about the crisis in Italy – one of the countries hardest hit by the virus

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