Coronavirus Common Myths you've heard.
Hand dryers kill coronavirus
Hand dryers do not kill coronavirus. The best way to protect yourself and others from the virus is to wash your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
You can protect yourself by drinking bleach
There are no circumstances in which drinking bleach might benefit your health. Bleach is corrosive and can cause serious damage.
Thermal scanners can diagnose coronavirus
Thermal scanners can detect whether someone has a fever. However, other conditions, such as seasonal flu, can also produce fever. In addition, symptoms of COVID-19 can appear 2–10 days after infection, which means that someone infected with the virus could have a normal temperature for a few days before a fever starts.
What are some of the myths you've heard?