COVID 19 Corona virus myths fact check by WHO: 118 countries of the world have been hit by Corona virus. As of 6 am on March 12, 1 lakh 24 thousand 518 cases of Corona virus infection have been confirmed worldwide. 4,607 people have lost their lives. The World Health Organization (WHO - World Health Organization) has declared Corona virus a global pandemic.
In the midst of all this, many such things are being spread about Corona virus which is not true. The WHO has made a list of 14 such things which are myths, but are fast becoming viral worldwide. All these are being explained further.
1. Does not spread in hot and moist weather
|Does not spread in hot and moist weather|
Corona virus does not spread in hot and humid climates, it is a myth. The World Health Organization states that Corona viruses can spread anywhere, any region. Even in hot and moist weather. Corona infection has no relation to environment or climate.
2. Cold weather and ice eliminate Corona virus
|Cold weather and ice eliminate Corona virus|
According to WHO, this is a myth. Cold weather or ice cannot eradicate the virus of new Corona viruses or any other disease. Whatever the outside temperature, our average body temperature is 36.5 to 37 degrees. Occurs between
3. Bathing with warm water kills Corona virus
|Bathing with warm water kills Corona virus|
If you wish, take a bath with hot water, but this does not affect the Corona virus. He does not die by this. Because the body temperature is 36.5 to 37 degrees.
4. Corona virus spreads by mosquito bite
|Corona virus spreads by mosquito bite|
The WHO says that so far no case has been reported in which mosquito bites have spread Corona virus. There is no proof of this either. New Corona virus is a respiratory virus that spreads mainly when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or comes in contact.
5. Corona virus dies from hand dryers
|Corona virus dies from hand dryers|
Off course not. Hand dryers do not matter to Corona viruses. Hand dryers are unable to kill the virus.
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6. Ultraviolet disinfectant lamp kills Corona virus
|Ultraviolet disinfectant lamp kills Corona virus|
Ultraviolet disinfectant lamps have no role in killing Corona viruses. It also does not kill germs of the skin of your hands or other parts of the body. Rather, it can cause skin irritation.
7. Thermal scanner reveals Corona infection
|Thermal scanner reveals Corona infection|
Thermal Scanner is being used in place to check for Corona infection. But the WHO says that thermal scanners can detect fever by detecting body temperature. But the Corona cannot detect the infected person. Because sometimes it takes 2 to 10 days for a Corona infected person to get fever.
8. Corona virus dies from alcohol / chlorine spray on the body
|Corona virus dies from alcohol / chlorine spray on the body|
No. Corona viruses that have entered your body do not die by spraying alcohol or chlorine on the body. Rather, spraying such things on the body can harm you. Yes, spraying these things on a lifeless surface is definitely beneficial.
9. Corona virus spreads by pets
|Corona virus spreads by pets|
No cases of Corona virus infection from pets have been reported so far. Even then the WHO says that you must wash your hands with soap after coming in contact with pets. This habit also protects you from diseases like bacterial infections.
10. Pneumonia vaccine protects from Corona virus
|Pneumonia vaccine protects from Corona virus|
No. A vaccine to prevent pneumonia cannot prevent new Corona viruses. The virus is brand new and requires a new vaccine. Researchers are pursuing an anti-covid 19 vaccine. WHO is supporting their efforts.
11. Cleaning the nose with saline prevents
|Cleaning the nose with saline prevents|
There is no evidence that persistently cleaning the nose with saline protects against Corona virus. Yes, in some places it is definitely told that people clean the nose quickly due to frequent cleanse of nose from saline.
12. Eating garlic can prevent Corona infection
|Eating garlic can prevent Corona infection|
Garlic is good for health. But so far, there is no evidence of eating garlic from Corona virus infection.
13. Corona virus attacks the elderly and children
|Corona virus attacks the elderly and children|
People of every age group are infected with New Corona virus (2019-nCoV). It is not that it only infects the elderly and children or the young people. Yes, the virus definitely affects the elderly and people with asthma, diabetes or heart disease.
14. Antibiotics are effective in the treatment of Corona virus
|Antibiotics are effective in the treatment of Corona virus|
So far, there is no definitive medicine that is effective in protecting or treating new Corona viruses. However, the infected people are being given proper care and treatment. Also, research is going on on specific treatment for this virus.
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