As the pandemic continues to spread globally, the World Health Organization has launched a chatbot to provide people with information the new coronavirus.

Announced on fridayThe service enables users of Facebook-owned messaging apps to learn more current infection rates, how to protect themselves, and get answers to frequently asked questions about the disease.

This is a series of steps Facebook is trying to take to try to promote reliable information COVID-19 caused by a coronavirus that has now infected more than 265,000 people worldwide and killed more than 11,000. The Silicon Valley-based tech giant has launched a coronavirus information center that provides information and holds a prominent place in its main applications, and is removing dangerous misinformation about the disease.

WHO	s robots are relatively simple and do not respond to natural language or user questions. Instead, users can send numbers [or emojis] to get more information the subject, such as "Myth Breaker", "Travel Suggestions" or how to donate to help work. [People can pass Click on this link on their phone]

WhatsApp has been repeatedly criticized for its role in spreading scams and misinformation. Unlike Facebook	s messaging app or Instagram app of the same name, WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption, which means Facebook cannot actively manage what users send to each other through another service.

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