Viral fake news on coronavirus has become critical: Dr Dzul

Faisal Asyraf

Modified 27 Jan 2020, 8:45 am

CORONAVIRUS | Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said while coronavirus is an urgent matter to deal with, another kind of "viral" which has become critical is the spreading of fake news in regard to the matter.

"I would like to stress a message by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah for us all to get verified information from the prime minister and his deputy, myself (as the health minister), and the Health Department director-general.

"The 'more critical' problem is the spread of fake news in relation to coronavirus," he said...

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