Amid the coronavirus outbreak, there have been several rumours or myths over the disease. The World Health Organisation has declared the novel coronavirus as a global pandemic earlier in March. Afterward, there were several rumours that include drinking alcohol protects you from coronavirus, the hot temperature can contain coronavirus. The WHO has released such myth-busters.
As per WHO, there is a fact that rxposing yourself to the sun or to temperatures higher than 25 degrees Celsius DOES NOT prevent the coronavirus. No matter how sunny or hot the weather is, you can still catch corona. Countries with hot weather have reported cases of the pandemic. Make sure you clean your hands and avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose to prevent coronavirus.
You can recover from coronavirus. Catching coronavirus DOES NOT mean you will have it for life, the WHO said. Most of the people who catch corona can recover and eliminate the virus from their bodies. If you catch it, make sure you treat your symptoms. If you have a cough, fever, and difficulty in breathing, seek medical care early.
There was a myth that drinking alcohol protects you against coronavirus. No, it doesn't. It can be dangerous. As per the WHO, frequent or excessive consumption of alcohol can increase your risk of health problems.
Here are the myth-busters:
The global pandemic has claimed around 65,600 deaths across the world so far. Meanwhile, over 1,213,199 cases have been reported while 253,597 patients have been recoeverd.