Coronavirus (COVID-19) Myth busters

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China in December 2019. While everyone of us needs to protect from this fatal disease, we also need to dispel some of the myths surrounding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), these are some of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) Myth busters

Does it Effect only the Elderly?

People of all ages are vulnerable to this new coronavirus (COVID-19). Though older people and people with pre-existing medical history e.g. asthma, diabetes, heart disease appear to be more vulnerable to the disease.

World Health Organization advises people of all ages to take necessary steps to protect themselves by maintaining good hand and respiratory hygiene.

Does putting on sesame oil helpful in Killing COVID-19

No, it does not kill the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Are hand dryers effective in killing COVID-19?

No, hand dryers are not effective in killing the disease. One should frequently clean hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Read Here: Top Causes of Death According to WHO

Can pets the new coronavirus spread through pets?

Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. However, you should always wash your hands with soap and water after contact with pets.

Is it safe to receive a package from China?

Yes, it is safe for us to receive packages from China. From previous analysis, we know coronaviruses do not survive long on objects, such as letters or packages.

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