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Users of social networks humorously challenged the measure to increase the concentration of sodium in drinking water in the metropolitan area. Here is a selection of the funniest memes (on a serious topic).
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May 07, 2023 at 17:15
OSE authorized the rise in sodium (salt) concentration in drinking water that is consumed in Montevideo and the rest of the metropolitan area. The Ministry of Public Health clarified that the measure does not pose a health risk, but asked that hypertensive patients and the rest of the population with kidney failure take precautions.
The news became a trend on social media. And the memes did not wait. Here is a selection of the funniest images on a serious topic:
What circulates on WhatsApp
As can be seen in these two photos, WhatsApp was one of the platforms preferred by users to express their criticism with a sense of humor.
Twitter, the network in which politicians, journalists and fans of information tend to dialogue, was not far behind:
The bottled water company Salus became a trend in the little bird network.
off the joke
The Honorary Commission for cardiovascular health warned about the impact of salt consumption and cardiovascular diseases behind the increased values of chloride and sodium in the water by OSE to counteract the low level of fresh water reserves due to the drought.
In the statement they explain that the Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide.and arterial hypertension is the risk factor with the greatest impact on CVD mortality and disability.
The commission clarifies that excessive salt intake is associated with increased blood pressure. The reduction of this condiment in the diet is one of the measures that was recommended at the United Nations Summit to prevent non-communicable diseases.
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