Where social media is being flooded with wrong and misleading information on Coronavirus, World Health Organisation (WHO) has joined the video-sharing social networking platform TikTok in an effort to stop it and spread accurate awareness on the deadly Coronavirus.
In its first video, WHO’s technical lead of infection prevention and control, Benedetta Allegranzi, described measures people can take to protect themselves from the novel virus and directed them to the organization’s website for additional information.
The official handle of TikTok shared the WHO’s video and and wrote, “we’ve teamed up with WHO to get you the trusted health info you need.”
— TikTok (@tiktok_us) February 29, 2020
Director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom replied to the TikTok’s status and wrote, “Thank you, @tiktok_us for your efforts and help to ensure your users are accessing reliable #COVID19 information. Beating the infodemic will help us defeat #coronavirus.”
— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) February 29, 2020