Amanda Holden, 49, took the opportunity to speak out about the reaction to the coronavirus outbreak in a tweet this morning. The Britain’s Got Talent favourite and Heart Radio host issued some advice about the virus in view of her 1.9 million followers and hit out at the “hysteria” surrounding the illness.
She wrote: “The current mortality rate for the Corona virus is 2% which is roughly equivalent to a common flu virus.
“The 24 hr incessant mainstream media has a lot to answer for creating such hysteria.”
The TV and radio personality then instructed her fans to stay hygienic in light of the news.
She added: “Wash your hands regularly and avoid touching your nose eyes and ears,” alongside a heart emoji.
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In spite of Amanda’s helpful intentions, some Twitter trolls were less than impressed with her words and slammed her for being “irresponsible”.
One Twitter user commented: “Really shouldn’t be tweeting this without…