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Healthway Shangri-La denies viral text about SARS patient

Another establishment fell victim to fake news, sowing panic and fear among people.

Another establishment fell victim to fake news, sowing panic and fear among people.

The management of Healthway Medical issued a statement to dispel a chain message which claims that a patient who reportedly flew from China contracted SARS and contaminated the clinic’s branch in Shangrila Plaza.

The texter claimed to know a friend whose father was a doctor in that Healthway branch.

“A certain individual is claiming that there is a confirmed SARS patient from China that was seen by a Healthway doctor. Please be advised that THIS IS FAKE NEWS. There was no reported SARS case in any Healthway clinic specifically the Shangri-La branch,” Healthway said n a statement.

“To protect the interest of the public, we will take this matter seriously and will not hesitate to take necessary actions,” it added.

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