FAKE NEWS/MYTHS CHECKER FOR COVID-19
COVID-19 was created in a Lab
There is no evidence to prove that COVID-19 was made in a laboratory or engineered. All evidence as of now points to a natural origin.
A medicine to cure COVID-19 is available
There is no vaccine for COVID-19 right now.
All persons infected with COVID-19 will get very sick or die
Most healthy people infected with COVID-19 will only develop mild symptoms and recover without special treatment. People above 65yrs and those with other medical conditions are at higher risk of developing complications from COVID-19.
Hydroxychloroquine can cure COVID-19
Use of Hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 is controversial at this stage, with most studies and trials till now showing it to be not effective in preventing or curing COVID-19 infections. Due to its side-effects, it should only be taken under supervision of a qualified medical professional.
Thermal Scanner can detect COVID-19
Thermal Scanner can detect people who have high temperature, one of the symptoms of COVID-19, however it cannot detect people who are infected with COVID-19. High temperature can have many other causes.
Drinking alcohol will protect you against COVID-19
Drinking alcohol does not protect you against COVID-19 and can be dangerous. The harmful use of alcohol increases your risk of health problems.