There are many online reports about COVID-19. However, not all of them are true and it is important for you to know the facts.
Below are some myths that have been spread about COVID-19 and the facts that reveal the truth:
COVID-19 cannot be transmitted in warm areas.
|COVID-19 can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, regardless of the climate or weather.|
|Cold weather can kill COVID-19.||There is no proof that cold weather can kill COVID-19. Your body temperature usually remains the same regardless of the weather.|
|COVID-19 can be transmitted through mosquito bites.||There is no proof that mosquitoes can transmit COVID-19. The virus mainly spreads through drops of saliva or discharge when an infected person coughs, sneezes or blows their nose.|
|Pets can spread COVID-19.||There is no proof that pets (such as dogs or cats) can be infected with COVID-19.|
|Eating garlic can help prevent COVID-19 infection.||Although garlic is a healthy food that may have some benefits for your body, there is no proof that it can protect you from COVID-19 infection.|
|There are medicines to prevent and treat COVID-19.||So far, there is no specific medicine that can prevent or treat COVID-19.|