Not only gives treatment to patients, but the doctors in Indonesia also fight the spread of fake news on COVID-19.
The Doctors Without Borders (also known as MSF) has called on the Indonesian government to step up education regarding the spread of the coronavirus in Indonesia.
They saying that the spread of rumors and fake news about the coronavirus in Indonesia is creating panic and shocked in many communities. MSF said that one community in South Jakarta was so confused after receiving inaccurate information.
Dr. Dirna Mayasari, the MSF deputy medical coordinator in Indonesia hopes that the government of Indonesia finds a way to educate and inform the community about the coronavirus.
“Nowadays, we needed to help them find a way to educate and inform the community on a large scale.”
She also told that the fear in the communities can be just as harmful as COVID-19.
“Some of which are defined as fake news regarding the spread of the deadly disease, and it makes the communities feel fear.”