Video Showing Nails in Capsules is Fake: Health

Fiji’s Ministry of Health & Medical Services has warned that a video ciculating on social media platforms, specifically Facebook, depicting capsules with nails allegedly being distributed at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital.

In a statement, the ministry is advising the public against sharing the video.

“Such fake news as it will create fear and impact peoples’ health seeking behaviours,” the ministry said assuring the public of Fiji’s stringent quality standards and thorough product approval system in place for imported medicines.

“The ministry wishes to assure members of the public that medicines imported into Fiji must meet certain quality standards and a thorough product approval system is in place to ensure only quality, safe and effective medicines enter our shores.”

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