After the World Health Organization launched a WhatsApp bot in order to receive information on the COVID-19 pandemic, Telegram has promoted a similar concept, verifying the official channels of the Ministries of Health of different countriesincluding Spain.
The official Telegram channel of the Ministry of Health has been publishing for a few weeks now, but it is now that Telegram has sent a notification to its users suggesting that they follow this source of information. It shares the latest data updates, tips and news.
The news, in your Telegram
If you want to keep informed of the latest news related to COVID-19, directly in your Telegram account, the process is as simple as joining official channel of the Spanish Ministry of Health. As of today, the channel already has over 62,000 subscribers.
To join, you just need to enter this link and click on Join. You can complete the process on any of the platforms on which Telegram is available: mobile, web or your official desktop application.
The official channel automatically publishes the Tweets from the official account of the Ministry of HealthIt’s more than just a Twitter feed, though: there are also its own posts with photos, tips, reminders, data updates and other useful information.
The Spanish Ministry of Health is not the only one to have its Telegram channel verified. From the Coronavirus Info channel you can keep informed of other countries that have a similar initiative. As of today, these are India, Israel, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
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