Indian government wants ‘social media’ to censor all mention of the “Indian variant” because it makes them look bad

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If this Indian variant stuff goes away, now you know why.

New Delhi asks social media firms to remove mentions of Covid-19 ‘Indian variant’ as harmful to India’s image – reports

22 May, 2021 03:32

The Indian government has reportedly called on social media platforms to scrub all posts that refer to the “Indian variant” of the coronavirus, after the country’s Health Ministry argued the term is misleading and “without basis.”
New Delhi’s information technology ministry wrote to social media companies on Friday to urge them to remove any content that uses the phrase, insisting there is no scientific reason to link the viral mutation to India, according to a letter obtained by Reuters and local media.

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“It has come to our knowledge that a false statement is being circulated online which implies that an ‘Indian variant’ of coronavirus is spreading across the countries. This is completely FALSE,” the letter said, referring to a variant identified by the World Health Organization as B.1.617, which was first reported in India.



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