Mumbai, March 26 -- Acting legend Amitabh Bachchan, who has been posting several videos online urging people to adopt precautionary measures to combat COVID-19, has now requested all his fans to stop open defecation to prevent the spreading of the deadly virus.

Sharing a video on Twitter, Bachchan informed a fact that Novel Coronavirus "lingers on human excreta much longer than in respiratory samples".To stop the spreading of the virus from human excreta, Bachchan folded his hands to urge people to stop open defecation.Interestingly, Bachchan was seen in several government advertisements promoting defecation in toilets.Bachchan's video was also retweeted by Prime Minister Modi who on Tuesday called a 21-day long nationwide lockdown to st...