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Myths

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Coronavirus cannot be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates

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Coronavirus can transmit regardless of the climate. The best prevention is washing frequently your hands with water and soap or alcohol products.

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Only people with symptoms (fever, cough, sneezing, etc) can transmit the virus.

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People with NO symptoms, including children, can transmit the virus. For this reason, it is important to reduce contract and wash your hands frequently

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Mosquitos can transmit coronavirus

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There has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus can be transmitted by mosquitos.

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Vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus

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There is not vaccine yet that can prevent coronavirus not medicine to treat it. If you have any symptoms such as fever, cough, difficulty breathing call 909, 0974493553, 0964638726, and 0953898941for assistance today

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Antibiotics are effective in preventing and treating the new coronavirus

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Antibiotics do not work against viruses, only bacteria. Different treatments are used to manage the symptoms.

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I am not concerned because the new coronavirus affect only older people

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Everyone can contract the virus, Elders and people with pre-existing conditions (such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease) are more vulnerable.

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All Chinese people have COVID-19.

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Although the first cases of COVID-19 were in China, the disease is not specific to one group or location. The virus does not follow geographical boundaries, ethnicities, age, ability, or gender.

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Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over the body will kill the virus.

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Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying these substances can be harmful. Use these disinfectants to clean surfaces as advised.

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Everyone can help protect their family and friends from getting sick.

YOU can help stop the spread of disease by practicing social distancing, washing your hands frequently with soap and water, not touching your face, sneezing and/or coughing into a flexed elbow, and staying home as much as possible.

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