The largest social networks have joined the fight against misinformation about a new virus

According to representatives of the largest social network in the world of Facebook, the company decided to join

the fight against misinformation about the rapidly expanding coronavirus.

Recall that earlier the World OrganizationHealth has officially announced that the coronavirus epidemic in China is a situation of international importance, noting the need for countries to combat misinformation on this basis. "We will begin to remove content with false statements or conspiracy theories that, according to global or local healthcare organizations, could harm people who believe in them," Facebook said.

It is known that at the moment the recorded number of victims of the new virus is 213 people, then the number of infected with it reached 9.7 thousand people.