This Q&A guidance, produced on 4 April 2020, is based on the following reliable, authentic sources of information. Please consult these for further information:
- The World Health Organisation (WHO) at
- UK Government/Public Health England (PHE) at
- NHS (www.nhs.uk/coronavirus)
- For those based in the USA: Center for Disease Control (CDC) at https://www.cdc.gov
OTHER SOURCES, SUCH AS INFORMATION BEING CIRCULATED ON SOCIAL MEDIA, MUST NOT BE CIRCULATED AS THESE OFTEN PERPETUATE MISINFORMATION AND FAKE NEWS. THIS INCLUDES WHATSAPP, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, ETC.
MISINFORMATION CAN CAUSE AVOIDABLE DEATHS. WHO HAS STATED EVERYONE HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF MISINFORMATION AMONG THE COMMUNITY.
by Dr Sukhdev Singh, Sikh Doctors Association
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