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Facts check: Six misconceptions about coronavirus


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

20th Mar, 2020. 09:47 pm
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Facts check: Six misconceptions about coronavirus

The World Health Organization has released a report shared by the World Economic Forum in a video format in which they tried to clear all the misconceptions that were circulating about the COVID-19.

1: Coronavirus does not survive in hot and humid weather

The first misconception described in the video is that the coronavirus does not survive in hot and humid climates, it is a very basic idea about the virus, that COVID-19 can infected the human body in any weather.

2: Mosquito bites can also transmit the Coronavirus

According to scientific research done on Coronavirus so far, there is no evidence of transmission of COVID-19 through mosquito bites.

3: Pneumonia vaccine can prevent Coronavirus

The Coronavirus has nothing to do with pneumonia, the pneumonia vaccine can only be protected against pneumonia while scientists around the world are working on vaccinating the deadly virus.

4: Antibiotics are an effective treatment for this virus

The World Health Organization has rejected and called it misconception that  antibiotics are an effective treatment for the virus but in real antibiotic works against bacteria, vaccine is the only effective treatment for coronavirus.

5: Older people can be infected with this virus

The World Health Organization also rejected the misconception that the virus not only affects older people, but also affects people of all ages.

6: The use of garlic can help prevent coronavirus

According to the World Health Organization, excessive of garlic can keep people away from you, but the virus is difficult to stay away from.

The video emphasizes that garlic has no cure for COVID-19.

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