Yet others might have shared a scary clip of someone really sick or something like that. But the ones that concern me the most are the “supposedly” helping tips and tricks.
But just how much of that is true?
For some reason, we the human race, have an obsession with lying. People always look for ways to deceive others.
Some call it “humour” other’s really want to hurt you. Yet there are others who do these lowly tactics for some financial gains.
At this moment there is no better place than the WHO.int (World Health Organisation) to look for when it comes to obtaining correct information about this awful Coronavirus and the Disease Covid-19 Pandemic.
I thought I’ll share some of the infographics shared by the World health organisation. Here are some of the
Here the Top 15 Myths about Coronavirus Covid19 Pandemic
Myth Number 1:
COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates
From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19.
The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
Myth Number 2:
Cold weather and snow CANNOT Kill the new coronavirus.
Myth Number 3:
Taking a hot bath does not prevent the new coronavirus disease
Mything Number 4:
The new coronavirus CANNOT be transmitted through mosquito bites.
Myth Number 5:
Are hand dryers effective in killing the new coronavirus?
No. Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV. To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, you should frequently clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Once your hands are cleaned, you should dry them thoroughly by using paper towels or a warm air dryer.
Myth Number 6:
Can an ultraviolet disinfection lamp kill the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 7:
How effective are thermal scanners in detecting people infected with the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 8:
Can spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body kill the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 9:
Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 10:
Can regularly rinsing your nose with saline help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 11:
Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 12:
Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or are younger people also susceptible?
Myth Number 13:
Are antibiotics effective in preventing and treating the new coronavirus?
Myth Number 14:
Are there any specific medicines to prevent or treat the new coronavirus?
Source: World Health Organisation https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019