In order to shut down all the rumours that eating chicken, eggs would cause you Coronavirus, Telangana ministers KT Rama Rao Etela Rajender, Talasani Srinivas Yadav ate chicken pieces on stage at a public event in Tank Bund area in Hyderabad on Friday. The ministers who were dressed in white clothes holding chicken leg pieces displayed themselves in public while eating them to dispel fears.
As Coronavirus cases across the world continue to rise, several rumours on spreading of the epidemic are also doing rounds on social media. While, several countries have asked people to remain cautious while consuming non-veg food, especially in China, rumours have been spreading that eating chicken would also cause you the deadly virus.
However, to shut up all these rumours around coronavirus, Telangana government ministers during a public rally ate chicken leg pieces on stage to convey a message to the people that it won't cause them the deadly virus.
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