FAKE NEWS/MYTHS CHECKER FOR COVID-19


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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.

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A medicine to cure COVID-19 is available

There is no vaccine for COVID-19 right now.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.