Sunday 20 June 2021

#NoComaCuento: Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, Did Not Resign

The chain of messages circulating massively on WhatsApp that the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, resigned amid the covid-19 pandemic of the new coronavirus, is false.

“It is absolutely false”, confirmed the Minister of Communication, Nancy Marín, before the consultation of La Nación.

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“The Minister of Health is leaving, he himself told another colleague. About 10 days ago he requested the transfer,” says the false messages.

Salas assumed the post of Minister of Health in November 2018.

The #NoComaCuento project, an initiative of La Nación that seeks to analyze the veracity of the information that circulates on social networks. You can be part of this project by sending information that you think is false or unreliable to WhatsApp 6420-7160 or to the email nocomacount@nacion.com.

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