Facebook-claimed informing stage WhatsApp on Saturday reported that it has cooperated with the Ministry of Health and MyGov to dispatch a helpline number to bring issues to light and answer inquiries concerning the Covid-19 pandemic.
Beginning today, WhatsApp clients the nation over can connect with the Ministry of Health on +91 9013151515 for sound data and to confirm any unsure data on careful steps or treatment rehearses.
To contact the helpline, clients should spare the WhatsApp number in their telephone, and afterward start a talk by composing “Hey” and sending it to the number, which will incite them to either type in an inquiry or look over a rundown of as often as possible posed inquiries. Contingent upon the inquiry, clients will get confirmed data as a video, infographic or content.
“In the midst of worldwide emergency, for example, the Covid-19 pandemic, it is basic that we depend just on really right and confirmed data. I compliment Facebook for this incredible exertion to synergise realities from solid sources and put it in the open space through a mainstream informing stage like WhatsApp. It will have a resonating positive effect on general wellbeing. At the point when realities are wrong, it prompts frenzy and appears as an endless loop. I advance to individuals, rising above all fringes, to utilize precautionary measures that are being given out through authentic sources and to not get misdirected by fantasies that are circled by insidious components,” said Dr. Brutal Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, Earth Sciences in an announcement.