Avoid coronavirus misinformation by using the official World Health Organization bot for WhatsApp.
You probably noticed by now that the internet if full of fake news about the coronavirus.
To avoid fake news you should always get your information from reliable sources. And nothing is more reliable right now about the coronavirus than the World Health Organization.
The WHO made a bot for WhatsApp that can give you quite a lot of info about the coronavirus and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones.
How to add the WHO bot on WhatsApp
If you never used a bot before, don’t worry. It’s like a friend that doesn’t talk without being asked.
There are two steps:
1. Add the WHO bot number to your agenda. You do this like you would add any person’s number to your phone’s agenda.
2. Open a chat window in WhatsApp for that number.
How to use the WHO bot
You start by sending the bot this message: join
He’ll soon reply with a list of commands. Every command has a corresponding number. You press a number to issue a specific command.
For example, if you send 1, the bot will reply with the latest coronavirus numbers. You can even donate by pressing 8.
That’s all there is. Stay safe!