Things to know before sharing others’ personal info amid coronavirus outbreak
Updated: Jan 3
MANILA, Philippines – Gabriel (not his real name) woke up one morning to a neighborhood chismis (gossip) painting him as a patient under investigation (PUI), someone being suspected of harboring the novel coronavirus.
Despite clarifying that it was untrue, the gossip evolved and continues to spread. From being a PUI, he was now alleged to be in critical condition already, with his father becoming another confirmed case.