With concerns related to Covid-19 across the country at an all-time high, Network18 has set up Corona Control Room to provide viewers with an opportunity to address any queries that they may have on this disease. Special programming on the same is available on News18 India in the form of special segments which help educate people and allay their misconceptions.
With the advent of technology and increased use of social media, misinformation has also emerged as a significant challenge in the current global crisis.
“As one of the leading Hindi news channels, News18 India has enabled access to this helpline to offer viewers reliable information from renowned healthcare experts. Throughout the day, the viewers can call on the helpline and register their queries on Coronavirus, which are later answered by medical professionals on the channel,” the Hindi news channel said in a press statement.