A member of the TTB’s Central Council referred to the false statistics being shared by Turkey’s ministry of health; stating that “The data that has to be multiplied by at least 19.”
The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) Covid-19 Monitoring Board held an online press conference in Turkey, after spending months warning officials for releasing false statistics.
The TTB Central Council President Şebnem Korur Fincancı drew attention that the pandemic continues to increase violently in Turkey after 7 months since the first case.
TTB Central Council Member İbrahim Akkurt made a presentation on the official data shared. Akkurt said, “We have concrete data. How much of the data from the turquoise board is reliable has recently come to light.
TTB has insisted on this before. During the pandemic period, our first fundamental problem was the need for accurate and reliable data. The data we obtained in the field and the shared data did not match.
In relation to the thousands appearing in the turquoise table, data has been collected to show that it should be multiplied by at least 19.”
The Medical Association is constantly being accused of terrorism in efforts by the Turkish state to discredit the association. Detention warrants were issued against 11 administrators of the Turkish Medical Association, who called Operation Olive Branch in Efrin a “war”.
A post on Twitter by the Medical Association, which was used as evidence of terrorism, said: “War is an illness of the people.”