By: Faizan Wani
Srinagar: The divisional administration Kashmir has directed Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to keep a vigil on misinformation and fake news about COVID-19 vaccination.
Documents revealed that Divisional Commissioner P.K. Pole has directed Director Health Services Kashmir, Deputy Commissioners and Chief Medical Officers of Kashmir region to counter misinformation about COVID-19 vaccination.
“The divisional commissioner Kashmir directed all districts to keep vigil on false information and fake news against vaccination campaign on social media, print media as well as electronic media. And such type of rumours/ misinformation must be timely rebutted at appropriate forum,” reads minutes of the meeting held on June 01 by divisional commissioner to review issues related to COVID1-19 in the region. (KNO)