Zelensky urges Ukrainians not to believe ads about ‘strange’ medicines from Covid-19

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the president, 30 criminal cases were opened against perpetrators who profit from the pandemic
19:16, 1 April 2020

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky
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President Zelensky urged the Ukrainians not to believe in panic publications on the internet and advertisements about non-existent medicines from the coronavirus as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.

“Today, over 20,000 police officers and employees of the National Guard are involved in the events on counteraction the coronavirus. Among other things, they fight against false information about the virus, online fraud and the spread of medical supplies of dubious origin. During this time, over 100 misinformers were found, the number of online links used in criminal purposes was blocked, as well as, the bank accounts of online fraudsters were blocked. Due to these facts, 30 criminal proceedings were opened,” the president noted.

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Besides, Zelensky urged all citizens to be vigilant, use only official sources of information, do not believe in the panic publication and advertisements about ‘strange’ medicines, which save from all diseases.

As we reported that the number of people infected with coronavirus increased up to 669 in Ukraine. Moreover, the number of people died from coronavirus increased up to 17; another 10 patients recovered.


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