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Coronavirus fears in Germany result in large crowds outside a supermarket.

The video showing a large crowd outside the supermarket was filmed in 2011, nearly a decade before the novel coronavirus outbreak.

A video claiming that coronavirus scare led to many people in Germany crowd outside supermarkets went viral on social media. On conducting a reverse image search, it was found that the video in question was uploaded on YouTube by Steveway1988 on January 30, 2011, almost a decade before the coronavirus outbreak. According to the description of the video, it was taken during the time of a special sale at the ALDI mall in the German city of Kiel, where people have gathered in hundreds. The video has no relation to the coronavirus.

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