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Common Myths And Facts About COVID

Information is one of the most significant ways people can protect themselves from this disease. There is a lot of uncertainty and confusion surrounding the spread, symptoms, and causes of the disease COVID19.

Below are some of the myths and misinformation circulating on social media.

Myth 1: There’s nothing we can do until a vaccine is invented.

Myth 2: COVID-19 only affects the old. 

Myth 3: Gaumutra gets you rid of the virus.

Myth 4: The virus will vanish in the summer. 

Myth 5: Drinking alcohol will protect you from the virus.

Myth 6: Face mask is enough for dealing with the virus.

Myth 7: Garlic can prevent coronavirus infection.

Myth 8: Spread through consumption of chicken, mutton or fish.

Below are the facts about COVID-19 everyone must be aware of this.

Fact 1: Social Distancing and proper precautions can help you from infection i.e, COVID-19.

Fact 2: COVID-19 can infect any person of any age.

Fact 3: Taking a hot bath does not help.

Fact 4: The new coronavirus can be transmitted in all areas with a Hot and Humid climate.

Fact 5: SARS-COV-2 was not produced in the laboratory.

Fact 6: Can’t be transmitted through a mosquito bite.

Fact 7: The only way to make sure that you are not infected is to get tested.

Fact 8: To date, there is no specific medicine to treat the new coronavirus.

Trusted sources like WHO, The United Nations, The World Economic Organization, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, will give you verified and authentic information.

Author Name
Kirti Vardhan

Published Date
: 08-Apr-2020

Kirti Vardhan, a bibliophilic by habit, completed Biotechnology Engineering from the Jaypee University of Information Technology. She is very inquisitive and loves to create small memories to harbour and cherish. She possesses a keen interest in research and content development. She is selectively extrovert and crazy about penning down poems and motivational anecdotes. 

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