Fabric face masks cause of infection: fake news

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MoH) denies the authenticity of news with the headline Covid-19: Fabric face masks cause of Infection as viralled on social media.

MoH said the headline is inaccurate and confusing.

The fake news notification was issued by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) Quick Response Team at 12.45 pm today.

In this regard, MoH advised the public to refer to the official MoH social media on Facebook, Twitter (KKMPutrajaya) and Instagram (Ministry of Health Malaysia) to obtain authentic information. – Bernama