India’s government has instructed social media companies to remove any content that refers to the “Indian variant” of Covid-19.
The IT ministry said the World Health Organization (WHO) listed the variant as B.1.617 and any reference to “Indian” was false.
Geographical terms have been used to describe a number of other variants, including the UK and Brazil.
India’s government has faced criticism over its handling of Covid-19.
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