Jamaica health minister says conspiracy theories threatening to undermine COVID-19 Fight

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the spread of conspiracy theories is threatening to undermine the country’s fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dr Tufton who was address the contract signing ceremony for two additional field hospitals for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, at the Falmouth Public General Hospital in Trelawny last Friday, said there are too many COVID-19 conspiracies that are unfortunately dominating mainstream conversations.

He said they do nothing for the COVID-19 response but undermine the strategic thinking and the collaborative effort that is so necessary to advance an effective and efficient strategy to overcome this treat to the Jamaican people.