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Social Media post claiming to be from the World Health Organization and listing ways to reduce risk of coronavirus infection is widely shared on Social Media.

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Multiple Fake news claims-: A Viral Social media post claims and suggest ways to reduce your risk of Coronavirus infection:

Clean hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub

Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with a tissue or flexed elbow

Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms

Thoroughly cook meat and eggs

Avoid unprotected sex with live wild farm animals.

Hmmmmm ok so this is from the world health organization?? Their advice to protect against the coronavirus is to Avoid UNPROTECTED sex with live wild or farm animals!!? 😳 so are they advising people to still fuck animals but just strap up!?

Please avoid unprotected sex with live wild or farm animals.

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Facts Check Verdict: False

News Verification: Social Media post claiming to be from the World Health Organization and listing ways to reduce risk of coronavirus infection is widely shared on Social Media. 

The virus has now killed 106 people in China and infected roughly 4,700 across the world as of Tuesday, according to Chinese and U.S. health authorities. According to the WHO, more data needs to be collected before the virus is declared a global health emergency.

WHO advice for international traffic in relation to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV

So far, the main clinical signs and symptoms reported in this outbreak include fever, difficulty in breathing, and chest radiographs showing bilateral lung infiltrates. As of 27 January 2020, human-to-human transmission has been confirmed largely in Wuhan city, but also some other places in China and internationally. Not enough is known about the epidemiology of 2019-nCoV to draw definitive conclusions about the full clinical features of the disease, the intensity of the human-to-human transmission, and the original source of the outbreak.

Who Public Warning

 

 

 

 

 

 

As can be seen in the above images as shared by WHO, the original post has been altered to suit the viral news.





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