The World Well being Organisation (WHO) has launched a messaging service with social media giants, WhatsApp and Fb, to maintain individuals protected from coronavirus.
“This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach two billion people and enables WHO to get information directly into the hands of the people that need it,” mentioned the organisation in an official statement on its web sites.
From authorities leaders to well being staff and household and buddies, this messaging service will present the most recent information and data on coronavirus together with particulars on signs and the way individuals can defend themselves and others, mentioned the WHO communique.
“It also provides the latest situation reports and numbers in real time to help government decision-makers protect the health of their populations.”
The service will be accessed through a link that opens a dialog on WhatsApp. Customers can merely sort “hi” to activate the dialog, prompting a menu of choices that may assist reply their questions on COVID-19.
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