As the death toll due to the coronavirus reaches over 2,000 as the disease, now officially called COVID-19, has infected over 40,000 in mainland China itself.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases dropped to 394 today, falling from 1,749 on Wednesday.
There have been no fatalities in India, however, even though there have been confirmed cases recorded in Kerala. No confirmed cases of corona-virus was also found Indians who were flown back from Wuhan in China and kept in quarantine.
On TikTok however, fake news about the disease ran rampant. Reported by News18
It was on either how to prevent it, which included eating meat or sea food. The World Health Organization, however, has clarified that this is not how the disease transfers.
It was also riddled with racist undertones, of avoiding anyone who came from China, irrespective of if they were infected.
The World Health Organization has also issued an advisory, and no, it does not involve avoiding meat, cooked or uncooked.