ALL PHOTOS the who listed 12 myths about coronavirus
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Leif Jørgensen / wikimedia.org On the morning of March 18 in the world recorded more than 198 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, 7954 of them ended with a lethal outcome. The coronavirus identified in all European countries and all US States
the world health organization (who), collecting all available in different countries of the world amount of information about the pandemic coronavirus, published recommendations based on the experiences of a combat COVID-19 in more than 150 countries and territories worldwide. Special attention to scientists and doctors devote to myths and false claims that mislead citizens and not only hinder in the fight against infections, but also harmful, according to “Siberia.Realities”.
All verified and reliable information about 2019-nCoV in Russian posted on a special page of the who on the pandemic toranavirus.
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12 myths about coronavirus
Myth 1. transmission of the virus occurs mainly in areas with hot humid climates
according to who, transmission of the viral pathogen COVID‑19 can occur IN ALL AREAS, including areas with hot, humid climate. It is necessary to take measures of protection, regardless of climatic conditions. Regular hand washing is the best method of personal protection from COVID‑19. This allows to remove possible viral contamination of hands and to avoid infection in case you touch the eyes, mouth or nose.
Myth 2. Stay outside in cold weather will help to destroy coronavirus
No, IT does NOT HELP. The body temperature of a healthy person is kept in the range from 36.5° to 37° C regardless of ambient temperature or the weather. So there is no reason to believe that staying outside in cold weather helps to fight against novel coronavirus infection or other diseases.
Myth 3. Hot tub helps against coronavirus
Receiving a hot bath does NOT protect against infection COVID-19. Normal temperatureRA’s body is kept in the range from 36.5°C to 37°C regardless of the temperature of the water in the bath or shower. On the contrary, taking too hot baths can harm and cause burns.
Myth 4. hand Dryers allow you to destroy the virus 2019-nCoV
hand Dryers do NOT KILL the virus 2019-nCoV. For the prevention of novel coronavirus infection must be treated regularly alcohol-based hand antiseptic or wash them with soap and water.
Myth 5. Ultraviolet lamp for disinfection (UV lamp) destroys coronavirus
UV light will NOT DESTROY the virus, they should not be used for sterilization of the hands or other areas of the skin, because ultraviolet radiation can cause erythema (irritation) of the skin.
Myth 6. body Treatment with ethanol or bleach can destroy coronavirus
the whole body Treatment with alcohol or bleach will NOT kill VIRUSES that have already penetrated into the body. Spraying these substances can damage clothing and mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth). Alcohol and bleach can be an effective means of disinfection only surfaces, but their use should, where appropriate, and in compliance with the rules. Better to just wash hands frequently with soap and water.
Myth 7. Regular nasal lavage with saline protects against intrusion
Scientific evidence that regular washing of the nose with saline spray helps to protect from new coronavirus infection, NO. According to some, a regular nasal lavage with saline can speed up recovery from the common cold. However, the evidence of the effectiveness of regular nasal lavage as a means of preventing respiratory infections do not exist.
Myth 8. Garlic protects from infection with the novel coronavirus
garlic is a healthy product that has certain antimicrobial properties. But there’s NO EVIDENCE of EFefficiency of the use of garlic as a means of prevention of infection in the current outbreak of coronavirus.
Myth 9. Antibiotics are effective in prophylaxis and treatment of coronavirus infection
Antibiotics vs viruses do NOT APPLY. They allow you to treat only bacterial infections. The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus and therefore antibiotics should not be used for the prevention and treatment of coronavirus infection.
Myth 10. Already exist medicines for the prevention and treatment of a new coronavirus
NO. Recommended medicinal products intended for the prevention or treatment of infection caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), yet. Now just started work on the development of specific drugs against the new coronavirus, and they will have to pass clinical trials. At best drugs will appear by the fall of 2020.
Myth 11. Coronavirus is transmitted even through the food that was in the fridge
At the moment there is NO EVIDENCE that the coronavirus is transmitted through food. There is also no evidence that the coronavirus is transmitted through imported food from countries with the greatest number of patients.
Myth 12. Coronavirus is transmitted through mosquito bites
At the moment there is NO INFORMATION about transmission of the virus 2019-nCoV through mosquito bites. The new coronavirus – respiratory virus, mainly transmitted by airborne droplets, that is, by inhaling droplets emitted from the respiratory tract of the patient, for example when you cough or sneeze, and droplets of saliva or secretions from the nose. To protect themselves from infection, you must stay away from people who have a cough or fever, and observe hand hygiene and respiratory hygiene.
who explained how to wash hands to avoid infection.
the who warningidet that there is a possibility of infection with the novel coronavirus during the funeral of a man who died COVID-19. Therefore, people should consider several factors before you touch the body of a man who died from COVID-19, and not to touch him. Preparing the dead body for burial, it is necessary to take measures maximum protection against coronavirus. After the body is prepared for burial, touching the hand contains a lower risk of infection. However, you should refrain from kissing the deceased.