Our internet and social media are flooded with lots of Coronavirus information, but how can we believe all of them are true or not. Even many pictures are circulating on Facebook and on WhatsApp which states some facts and claim them to be scientifically proven. In this post, we are going to bust coronavirus myths and also provide some coronavirus precautions.
Coronavirus Myths And Coronavirus Precautions
Myth 1: Coronavirus only affect older people and children.
Fact: It’s not true, it can affect people of all ages. Older people or people having pre-existing medical conditions are likely to be more affected by the new coronavirus, also the mortality rate in older people is slightly higher.
Myth 2: It’s unsafe to receive a package or a letter from China.
Fact: It’s safe to receive a package or a letter from China as researches shown that the coronavirus does not survive for much longer on things such as letter or package.
Myth 3: Pets such as dogs, cats can spread coronavirus.
Fact: There is no evidence which states that this virus can be spread by pets. In China, after hearing this fake news people started throwing their pets from their terrace and balcony on road but according to W.H.O., there is no evidence that pets such as dogs, cats can spread coronavirus. So it’s a humble request please don’t harm those creatures.
Myth 4: Garlic can prevent coronavirus.
Garlic has numerous type of antibacterial and antioxidant properties but still, there is no significant evidence that garlic can help in prevention of new coronavirus. Although we can use it to boost our immunity. As a healthy diet and a good immune system will be more help full in the current situation.
Myth 5: Drinking alcohol on a daily bases can protect you from new coronavirus.
You may find this myth funny. But some people are believing this and are consuming alcohol on a daily bases. There is no evidence that drinking alcohol on a daily bases can protect you from new coronavirus rather daily consumption may lead to other health problems.