Singapore health ministry says advice on 'how not to catch influenza' is a hoax


The advice in the fake message tells people to constantly sip water as "once your membrane in your throat is dry, the virus will invade into your body within 10 mins". - ST/ANN

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): There is nothing wrong with drinking water, but the advice that is circulating on how to protect yourself against influenza is not from the Ministry of Health (MOH).

The advice, purportedly issued by the MOH because "the influenza this time is serious", tells people to constantly sip water as "once your membrane in your throat is dried, the virus will invade into your body within 10 mins".

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