East StratCom disinformation claim:

Hillary Clinton coughed and had to take a pill during a speech in Cleveland which induced a shock in the audience. Hillary Clinton was hospitalized 4 years ago and she still suffers from various symptoms since then.

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Period/date: 9. September 2016

Debunk claim:

The fact that Hillary took a pill on the stage did not cause a shock in the audience. According to her personal physician, Hillary is healthy and fully able to function as a president after her 2012 experience.CNN has covered the conspiracy theories regarding Hillary Clinton’s health http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/22/politics/hillary-clinton-health-conspiracy-theory-explained/

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Additional information

This information is reported by European Values think-tank in Disinformation Review issue 40. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.

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