Facebook has removed the video in which the President (Nicolas Maduro) is seen promoting this treatment. The company has said that such false claims violate its rules.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Facebook Freezes Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro Page Over Coronavirus Claims: Every possible step is being taken to create awareness about the Corona Wipes epidemic worldwide (Covid-19) but some rumors related to it are working to weaken the fight against the pandemic. It becomes more difficult when such a rumor is made by the Head of State, because a large section of it becomes a victim of misunderstanding. The same thing has been done by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. He has spread wrong information about COVID-19.
Due to which Facebook has blocked their page. Facebook says that Maduro violated Facebook’s policy by giving false information. He has given a solution to eliminate the disease without any proof. A Facebook spokesperson has given this information on Saturday. Maduro said in January that the drug called Carvativir is a miraculous remedy to cure corona and does not have any side effects. On this claim, doctors say that science does not support it.
Company deleted video
Facebook has removed the video in which Maduro is seen promoting this treatment. The company has said that such false claims violate its rules, stating that “something protects COVID-19 from the guarantee or fixes it”. The spokesman said, “We follow the directions of the World Health Organization, which states that at present there is no medicine that can cure the virus. Our rules have been violated again and again, so we have frozen the page for 30 days.
What did Maduro claim?
In the disputed video, Maduro says that 19th century Venezuelan doctor Jose Gregoria Hernández’s ‘magic drops’ of the Carvativir drug can be used to treat the Coronavirus Remedies. Regarding the page, the company has informed that doing so has violated its policy. Along with this, Maduro’s account on Facebook-owned social media platform Instagram will not be affected by this. Nothing has been said by Venezuela on this move of Facebook yet.
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