World Health Organization has not issued any protocol for lockdowns

World Health Organization has not issued any protocol for lockdowns

A message is being shared widely on social media with a claim that, as per WHO’s ‘Protocol and Procedure of Lockdown Periods’, lockdown will be relaxed from April 15 – 19 and will be re-imposed from April 20 in India. FACTLY has found that WHO has already clarified regarding the message. ‘WHO South-East Asia’ has tweeted saying that the message is baseless and fake.

Sources:
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
Fact – https://twitter.com/WHOSEARO/status/1246804406705614848
https://twitter.com/PIBFactCheck/status/1246808682806923265
https://twitter.com/hydcitypolice/status/1246990839974219776

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