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NCOC issues clarification over false claims of booster shots and third dose of vaccine

A fake e-mail's screen print is being circulated on social media that asks citizens for mandatory registration for vaccination.

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NCOC has issued a clarification over false claims of booster shots and the third dose of vaccine.

The development comes as a fake e-mail screenprint is being circulated on social media that asks citizens for mandatory registration for vaccination.

In a statement shared in a tweet, the National Command and Operations Centre said, ” A fake Email is circulating, asking citizens for mandatory registration for vaccination. No such E-Mail is sent from NCOC / Ministry of National Health Services. Citizens are advised not to respond to such E-Mails.

FIA Cybercrime wing is tracking the origin for necessary action, the NCOC said.

https://twitter.com/OfficialNcoc/status/1476571435149803524?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1476571435149803524%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.geo.tv%2Flatest%2F390647-ncoc-clarifies-false-news-about-booster-shots-third-dose-of-vaccine

The fake email in question stated that in view of the new omicron strain of the coronavirus, the Ministry of National Health, Government of Pakistan has started the third phase of vaccination for all eligible citizens.

“All eligible citizens must register themselves and their family members for the Booster shots/third dose vaccination by filling the registration form,” the fake email read.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.