The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) announced that a fake list being circulated all over social media using their name that was causing alarm. They clarified that they had not made of circulated the list, which contained a series of COVID protocols to be followed.
The official ICMR twitter account, in response to the list being circulated, tweeted: “This is circulating in different social media platform. ICMR did not issue any such guideline or advisory. It is #Fake circulation.”
The list outlines several COVID precautions. It advised people to prefer vegetarian food, avoid eating out for the next one year and wearing belts, rings and watches while going outside. The fake list also stated that the threat of COVID isn’t going to end soon.
ICMR did not refute any of the points, but simply mentioned that the list was not made by them.