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Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds.

Guidelines

WHO and CDC

How COVID-19 spreads

CDC

Livescience


Symptoms

Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath. More details: CDC
What coronavirus does to the body

Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment

Prevention and Treatment

Diagnosis


WHO Myths and Facts
  • COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates
  • 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
  • Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV
  • UV lamps should not be used to sterilize hands or other areas of skin as UV radiation can cause skin irritation
  • Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body
  • Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus
  • There is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the new coronavirus
  • People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus
  • Antibiotics do not work against viruses, only bacteria