February 7 2020 11:08am

Coronavirus outbreak: WHO official slams misinformation as ‘committed act’

The World Health Organization’s executive director of its health emergencies programme, Michael Ryan, on Friday slammed various cases of misinformation around the coronavirus, when asked about Wuhan police accusing a Chinese doctor who sounded the the alarm on the illness of spreading “illegal and false information,” saying manipulation and misdirection of information is a “committed act.” The official said their goal is to ensure correct information is provided compared to politically manipulated or directed misinformation “aimed at creating trouble.”

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