Even the early studies taught us that the Covid-19 virus would not spread fast in warm areas, recent evidence shows that it can be transmitted in all areas, including the areas which are near the equator. Best to take protective measures if you are living or visiting a Covid-19 reported area. Wash your hands thoroughly several times a day. By doing this, you will be able to avoid the virus spreading to yourself to someone around you.
Nor study has found that cold weather kills the new Coronavirus or any other disease. Despite the outside temperature, make sure to protect yourself by frequently cleaning your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water.
Taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching Covid-19. Though, having a shower with running water and soap will remove any viruses on the body, taking a warm shower won’t be necessary.
The new Coronavirus spreads primarily through droplets generated by infected person saliva or discharge from the nose. Coughs or sneezes can easily transmit it. Wash your hands thoroughly several times a day. By doing this, you will be able to avoid the virus spreading to yourself to someone around you.
Hand dryers will not be effective against the new coronavirus. Wash your hands thoroughly several times a day. By doing this, you will be able to avoid the virus spreading to yourself to someone around you. After that, you can dry them with paper towels or a warm air dryer.
UV lamps should not be used as any skin sterilize as UV radiation can cause skin irritation.
Thermal scanners can only detect people who have developed a fever because of infection with new coronavirus. However, it’s hard to identify people who have been infected by Coronavirus because it takes between 2-10 days to develop fever or any signs.
Spraying alcohol or chlorine will not kill viruses that have already entered into your body. Though, it can be harmful to some of your body parts like eyes and mouth. Alcohol and chlorine can be used to kill viruses on surfaces, but they need to be used under appropriate recommendations.
No. Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus. As the virus is new, researchers and scientists are currently trying to create a vaccine for Covid-19.
No. Rinsing the nose with saline will not help you prevent coronavirus.
Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. There has been no proven evidence from the current outbreak that garlic can help people prevent coronavirus.
People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus. Older people and the people who already have medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease tend to become severely ill with the virus.
The best advice is to take precautions to protect yourself from the virus without an age difference.
No. Antibiotics are made to act against bacteria. They do not work against viruses. However, you may receive antibiotics if you get hospitalized for Covid-19 because co-infections may be possible due to Covid-19.
There has been no exact medicine recommended to treat the new coronavirus. However, if you get infected by Covid-19, you should receive appropriate care and treatments, and if it gets severe, you should receive optimized supportive care.
There are some treatments that are under investigation. They will be tested accordingly and will prove to the world if they become successful.
You can learn more about the Covid-19 and more ways to stay safe through the World Health Organization official website.