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Twitter urges Malaysians to obtain info from Health Ministry when they search for coronavirus

Twitter is displaying a message urging customers to go to the official accounts of the Well being Ministry at any time when they search concerning the the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on the social community.

Searches with the phrases coronavirus, nCoV, Wuhan or 2019nCoV can be proven a message in Bahasa Melayu that claims customers might acquire dependable details about the virus from the Malaysian Well being Ministry and its MyHEALTH portal.

The message additionally consists of hyperlinks to the Well being Ministry’s Twitter accounts @KKMPutrajaya and MyHEALTH account @MyHEALTHKKM.

KKMPutrajaya’s pinned tweet is an infographic that reveals measures folks might take to guard themselves from the coronavirus.

In the meantime, the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Fee (MCMC) is taking stern measures to curb the unfold of pretend information relating to the virus.

It launched an announcement that it had detained a 34-year-old man in Bangi yesterday (Jan 28) with the help of police for allegedly spreading pretend information.

The case is being investigated underneath Part 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 which carries a most positive of RM50,000, no more than a 12 months of imprisonment, or each upon conviction.

“Such a stern motion is taken to make sure that pretend information concerning the virus is just not unfold by irresponsible people that might disrupt public order,” the regulatory physique stated.

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