WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging app used globally. It is owned by Facebook. They partnered with the Ministry of Health and MyGov to launch a bot. The bot will be used for coronavirus awareness among people. India is the biggest market place of WhatsApp so far. It has more than 400 million users in India.
The users can access credible information about COVID-19 from the ministry of health. Besides, it will help them to verify the information and know about precautions or treatment practices. Users can save the number +91 9013151515 on their phones. Anyone can use it by sending hi to this number. Then the bot will take them to query or they provide frequently asked questions.
A Good Move To Get Near To The People
The new move ensures the information for the people in the form of a video, infographic or text. Besides, it is an imperative movement in which people can rely on at the time of the COVID-19 crisis. The bot will provide factually correct and verified information to the people. After all, this can ensure a positive impact on public health.
Incorrect facts are the cause of many dangerous situations. If a popular platform like WhatsApp can give real information. It is surely a great thing to do. After all, India is the second-largest populated country in the world. So, reaching out to everyone personally is the worst thing possible.
Situations like this need credible sources for information. people can get more information from WHO on the health alert line. It is available at “whatsapp.com/coronavirus”.
WhatsApp started this facility to engage directly with governments. Technology has an important role in people especially in this type of situation. This is a strong beginning. They said that they are responsible to help a country in this kind of situation. Together we can fight against corona.