The deep concern that the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed has been accompanied by rumors and betting recommendations from experts circulating in the networks about methods and ways to prevent COVID-19 infections.
Some claim that the cold, others that even taking hot baths or injecting flu vaccines provide protection against COVID-19. All this and more has been denied by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The WHO clarified that the normal temperature of the human body is generally maintained at around 36.5º and 37º Celsius regardless of the weather conditions and that the best way to avoid infections is to wash your hands frequently with a disinfectant based on alcohol or soap and water.
"Until now, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in all areas, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of the weather, take protective measures if you live or travel to an area that confirms cases," he recommends on his page. Web.
As for the version that the coronavirus can be transmitted via mosquito bites, the WHO points out that it is false. He adds that the new virus spreads when healthy people have contact with the secretions of another infected person when they cough, sneeze or through saliva or nasal secretions.
The coronavirus cannot spread over great distances, hand dryers do not kill the virus and spraying the entire body with alcohol or chlorine does not serve to kill the viral germs that have already entered the body, according to the portal of the international body.
Regarding the use of vaccines to fight the virus, the WHO indicates that none of the existing vaccines for diseases such as pneumonia or influenza protect against the virus, but rather the development of a new one.
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