With the rising numbers of confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country, Filipinos are being extremely worried and some are starting to panic over false rumors and myths surrounding the virus.
Here are 10 common misconceptions about COVID-19 according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
1. Taking a hot bath can help prevent catching the virus.
Regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower, you are still prone to catching the virus. The best way to protect yourself hygienically is to frequently wash your hands because this eliminates the viruses that you might transmit through your hands and further prevent infection that could occur when you touch your face.