Government advert claims those exercising are ‘highly likely’ to have coronavirus

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    The Government is under pressure to pull a new coronavirus advert which claims that those jogging, walking their dog or working out in parks are “highly likely” to have the disease.

    The 30-second radio ad, which also warns “people will die” if individuals “bend the rules”, was condemned by MPs and public health experts for spreading “false information”, while the Advertising Standards Authority was assessing complaints received about it and a similar one about shopping at supermarkets.

    Read more here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/2021/01/20/government-pressure-pull-advert-claiming-exercising-highly-likely/

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