Health minister gets roasted for misinformation over warm water tip

Modified 22 Mar 2020, 6:31 am

CORONAVIRUS | New Health Minister Dr Adham Baba is facing the heat after spreading misinformation by suggesting that drinking warm water would prevent Covid-19 infection.

Twitterjaya reacted almost immediately after the segment of the interview was aired on TV1 yesterday evening, with some calling for his ouster or for him to be disallowed from giving public statements.

Former Bersih chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan called for the return of Adham’s predecessor, Dzulkefly Ahmad, who was largely praised for his handling of the medical crisis prior to the sudden collapse of the Pakatan Harapan government in February.

“It’s not even funny. We should just get Dr Dzul (Dzulkefly) back to do national service. We are facing a crisis and this is an obvious solution. This government should forget the politics and put us in safe hands please!” she tweeted...

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