Dr Noor Hisham not resigning, says Health Ministry, dismissing viral post as fake news

PUTRAJAYA: A blog post claiming that Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has resigned is fake news, says the Health Ministry.

In a Twitter post, the ministry shared a screenshot of the article which claimed that Dr Noor Hisham had stepped down from his post.

“Fake news. Do not spread or share, ” the ministry tweeted on Friday (May 28).

This is not the first time the Health director-general has been the subject of such allegations.

On Feb 3, Dr Noor Hisham posted on Twitter about a viral claim on WhatsApp, alleging that he had resigned, calling it “another piece of fake news and misleading the public”.

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