Debunking Myths About Coronavirus
Have you ever heard that taking vitamin D supplements or following a ketogenic (keto) diet will protect from the new coronavirus? In this Special Feature, we explain why these and other persistent myths are not grounded in science.
Even before the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new coronavirus outbreak a “pandemic,” their director general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned of the danger associated with spreading false information about the virus.
“We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic." ~ WHO
Let's take an in-depth look at four persistent myths:
Although people may be tempted to try anything and everything in the face of such a threat to health as SARS-CoV-2, the most important preventive step is to follow official national and international guidelines for public health, as well as individual health advice from doctors and other healthcare professionals.
Source: Medical News Today