WHO partnered with WhatsApp to provide information on COVID-19

WHO partnered with WhatsApp to provide information on COVID-19

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World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced the partnership with Facebook-owned social networking site WhatsApp, which will provide a real-time update on COVID-19. In addition, it will also answer all your questions on Coronavirus. The service will be available 24*7.

We've worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) on a way to get authoritative information about coronavirus sent…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, 20 March 2020

WhatsApp said, “The new service, which is free to use, has been designed to answer questions from the public about Coronavirus, and to give prompt, reliable and official information 24 hours a day, worldwide. This will also serve government decision-makers by providing the latest numbers and situation reports.”

How to use the service

Launch the WhatsApp and save the number +41 79 893 1892 on their smartphones.
Say “Hi” to start the conversation
The bot will then respond to your questions and will provide real-time updates on COVID-19

Earlier in the week, WhatsApp also launched Coronavirus Information Hub (whatsapp.com/coronavirus). The Hub was launched in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF. Users can use it to get WHO Health Alerts.

 

 

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