Video claiming Helicobacter "worms" are attacking banana plants is false, says Agriculture Department


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PUTRAJAYA: The Agriculture Department has not received any report of Helicobacter "worms" attacking banana crops in Malaysia, said its director-general Datuk Zahimi Hassan.

He said the viral video on the alleged discovery of Helicobacter worms in bananas contained unauthentic and dubious information.

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