Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2020/10/14 | Argentina

FALSE: A publication that maintains that the World Health Organization (WHO) “was wrong” and called “now” to avoid quarantine “as the main method to control the advance of the coronavirus”

Explanation: Postings circulating on the networks and on WhatsApp claiming that the agency "made a mistake" and "now" asked to avoid quarantine. The messages emerged from the statement of David Nabarro, a WHO official, who recently said that "we do not advocate blockades as the main means of controlling this virus." However, the international body has been warning since last March about the negative effects of the confinements if they extend over time.

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