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Myth Busters

The COVID-19 virus can spread in hot and humid climates
People should NOT wear masks while exercising
Vitamin and mineral supplements cannot cure COVID-19
Hand sanitizers can be used often
Alcohol-based sanitizers are safe for everyone to use
Alcohol-based sanitizers can be used in religions where alcohol is prohibited
It is safer to frequently clean your hands and not wear gloves
Touching a communal bottle of alcohol-based sanitizer will not infect you
Is dexamethasone a treatment for all COVID-19 patients?
Can shoes spread the COVID-19 virus?
5G mobile networks do not spread COVID-19
Exposing yourself to the sun or to temperatures higher than 25°C degrees does not prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
You can recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Catching the new coronavirus does not mean you will have it for life
Being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or more without coughing or feeling discomfort does not mean you are free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or any other lung disease
Drinking alcohol does not protect you against COVID-19 and can be dangerous
Cold weather and snow cannot kill the new coronavirus
Taking a hot bath does not prevent the new coronavirus disease
The new coronavirus cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites
Are hand dryers effective in killing the new coronavirus?
Can an ultraviolet disinfection lamp kill the new coronavirus?
Thermal scanners CANNOT detect COVID-19
Can spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body kill the new coronavirus?
Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?
Can regularly rinsing your nose with saline help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or are younger people also susceptible?
Are antibiotics effective in preventing and treating the new coronavirus?
Are there any specific medicines to prevent or treat the new coronavirus?
Drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach DOES NOT prevent or cure COVID-19 and can be extremely dangerous
Spraying and introducing bleach or another disinfectant into your body WILL NOT protect you against COVID-19 and can be dangerous
COVID-19 IS NOT transmitted through houseflies
Adding pepper to your soup or other meals DOES NOT prevent or cure COVID-19
There are currently no drugs licensed for the treatment or prevention of COVID-19
Most people who get COVID-19 recover from it
The prolonged use of medical masks* when properly worn, DOES NOT cause CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency
Studies show hydroxychloroquine does not have clinical benefits in treating COVID-19
An alcohol-based handrub is listed as a WHO essential medicine
The amount of alcohol-based sanitizer you use matters
Water or swimming does not transmit the COVID-19 virus

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