Is there vaccine available to prevent COVID-19 or any drug to be taken as prophylaxis?

No. To date, many preventive drug / vaccines are under study. The only preventive method is frequent hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene and social distancing.

Are there medications available to treat COVID-19?

there are many drugs in the market under study to date. No approved drug yet.

Does having a hot shower or using hot dryer kill the virus?

No. Hot temperature like hot shower, hot dryer or hot drinking water do not kill the corona virus.

Is there any home method to detect COVID-19? (like holding the breath without coughing or having dyspnea)

No, the only method to detect COVID-19 infection is by having a lab test.

Will the patient develop immunity after he had COVID-19 infection?

The studies have shown development of IgG in the plasma of infected patients after they recover. However, no data on the lifelong immunity of these IgG. 

There are cases of reinfection!!

Will hot weather decrease Coronavirus transmission?

No ebvidence yet on sesonal circulation of Coronavirus. Even countries with hot weather have reported COVID-19 cases

Can spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body kill the new Coronavirus?

No. Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth).


Can pets at home spread COVID-19?

There is currently no evidence that pets such as dogs and cats can be infected with the novel coronavirus.

Is it safe to receive letters or parcels from China?

These claims are false–people receiving parcels or letters from China are not at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus. 

According to scientific analysis, coronaviruses cannot survive for a long period of time on objects such as letters or packages

Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against COVID-19?

No, because vaccines against pneumonia (such as pneumococcal vaccine and Hemophilus influenza type B vaccine) do not provide protection against the novel coronavirus. 


Does rinsing your nose with saline help prevent infection from COVID-19?

NO evidence that rinsing your nose regularly with saline can protect you from protection from the new coronavirus or respiratory infections, there is evidence that it helps with the common cold.

Does gargling mouthwash help prevent infection from COVID-19?

No, there is no evidence that using mouthwash can protect you from infection with COVID-19.

Can eating garlic help prevent being infected with the new Coronavirus?

Although garlic is indeed a healthy food with antimicrobial properties, there is no substantial link to show that it protects you from the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus.