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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Myths VS Facts

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published information detailing the many myths – and facts about coronavirus.

We cannot quote what they say, due to copyright reasons. However, they do allow sharing of their infographics about coronavirus and we are pleased to show them to you here.

Infographics alone on websites are not ideal from an accessibility point of view. If you would like to view the original content, please visit the following World Health Organisation’s web page.

Myths and Facts Explained

Exposing yourself to the sun or to a temperature greater than 25C (77F)

Infographic exposing yourself to sun

Recovery from coronavirus (COVID-19)

Infographic Recovery from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Able to hold your breath for at least 10 seconds, without coughing or feeling discomfort

Infographic Holding breath

Drinking alcohol

Infographic Drinking alcohol

Cold weather and snow

Infographic Cold weather and snow

Taking a hot bath

Infographic Taking a hot bath

Using a hand dryer

Infographic Using a hand dryer

Using an ultraviolet disinfection lamp

Infographic Using an ultraviolet lamp

Using a thermal scanner

Infographic Using a thermal scanner

Spraying alcohol or chlorine over your body

Infographic Spraying alcohol of body

Vaccination against pneumonia (pneumococcal vaccine)

Infographic Vaccination against pneumonia

Regularly rinsing your nose with saline

Infographic Rinsing nose with saline

Eating garlic

Infographic Eating garlic

More susceptible – Older or younger people

Infographic Older or younger more susceptible

Taking antibiotics

Infographic Taking antibiotics

Taking specific medicines

Infographic Taking specific medicines

If you would like to view the original content, please visit the following World Health Organisation’s web page.

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