Stern action awaits those who spread fake news on coronavirus

Published on 27 Jan 2020 7:48:23 PM

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on Monday (Jan 27) issued a warning that stern action will be taken against irresponsible parties who spread fake content or news or rumours on the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

For accurate and authentic information, the public is advised to refer to official sources namely the Ministry of Health ( or international health bodies such as the World Health Organisation.