Coronavirus Pandemic

UAE denies Covid-19 rumours circulating on social media

Web report/Dubai
Filed on October 31, 2020 | Last updated on October 31, 2020 at 01.24 am

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Mohap urges public to obtain accurate information on the coronavirus from its website and social media channels only.

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has denied rumours circulating on social media about treatment advice for those experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.

The rumours include taking various vitamins daily or weekly, without contacting governmental health authorities.

In a statement on its social media handles, Mohap said it “requests community members who develop Covid-19 symptoms to immediately contact health authorities and ignore the rumours, while making sure to only obtain accurate information from the official website of the ministry and its official accounts on social media.”

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