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WhatsApp message linking Nipah virus to food wrapped in banana leaf not true, says Health Ministry


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has debunked a message that has gone viral on social media linking a death at a local private hospital to consuming food wrapped in banana leaf and supposedly caused by the Nipah virus.

In a statement Tuesday, Selangor state health director Datuk Dr Khalid Ibrahim said the ministry had conducted an investigation and found that there was no patient admitted to any hospitals with such a case.

   

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