KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has advised the public not to be misled by rumours or fake news on social media on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov).Its president Dr N Ganabaskaran said the public must only heed updates released by the Health Ministry and other relevant ministries through the mainstream media. “They must not share unsubstantiated information that may create unnecessary fear and panic among the people. “We have full faith that (the situation) is being handled well by the Health Ministry and that the government is doing its best in carrying out all necessary measures. “Now is the time for all to place our trust in the government in handling this complex situation,” he said. Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) President Dr. N.Ganabaskaran. - NSTP/File pic Ganabaskaran also advised medical frontliners attending to coronavirus cases to adhere to the highest standards of infection control. He said healthcare providers, from doctors to support staff, must protect themselves. “They need to take care of themselves at all times,” he said in a statement today. The airborne virus has claimed 56 lives across China since it emerged on Dec 31, 2019. While most confirmed cases of the virus are in China, especially in and around the city of Wuhan, cases have emerged in 14 countries, including Australia, Singapore and Malaysia. Related stories Read more: New Straits Times
The previous PRU is won on rumours so we will continue the trend 😝 With all the shenanigans after May 9th 2018, no Rakyat in the right frame of mind will want to believe this govt. Good idea to source our news pertaining to the spread of this virus from elsewhere. Dumbasses! We are not reading rumours.... because it is so serious, we follow closely and read news from other countries. MMA, please work harder!
Lol! Only listen to the government ...which has btw a poor record of speaking the truth.
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