As the COVID-19 spreads around the world and the infection situation is getting worse and worse, people in many countries and regions have fallen into deep panic. At this time, some media and individuals caught people’s psychology and began to compile rumors and spread them to gain attention. Today we take a look at the rumors circulating.
The truth:According to Li Fengqin, director of the Microbiology Laboratory of the National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, all food, including seafood, will not be infected with SARS-cov-2, but may be contaminated by the SARS-cov-2. The customs now conducts sampling tests on each batch of imported food.If you are not at ease, you can cook the food thoroughly and thoroughly heat it to kill all microorganisms. In addition, raw and cooked food should be separated during processing and storage to prevent cross contamination.
"The SARS-cov-2 is particularly cold-resistant, and SARS-cov-2 can survive for 20 years at minus 20°C"
The truth: in fact, Academician Li's statement on the survival time of the virus does not specifically refer to SARS-cov-2s, but emphasizes the "general situation" and "known viruses". Some media interpretations are misleading and misleading.
3. There is an article that "liquor is the cancer buster"
The truth: as early as 1988, the Cancer Research Department of the World Health Organization concluded that alcohol is a carcinogen and one of the main causes of human cancer.
4. "Don't accept express parcels from unknown sources, especially foreign ones, which may contain contaminants from patients with COVID-19"
The truth: There have been no reports of contracting SARS-cov-2 pneumonia due to receiving express delivery. Foreign parcels entering China will undergo strict customs screening and heavy disinfection treatment.
5. Mosquitoes and flies transmit COVID-19
The truth: According to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are currently no reports of human infection with the COVID-19 caused by mosquitoes and other vectors in the world.
The truth: The United States CBS (CBS) 17 television station had no choice but to produce a program dedicated to refuting rumors and popularizing the composition of metal bars to the public. The TV station warned the public at the end: really don't worry about masks. It doesn't have a 5G antenna. You can't use it to download things or make calls. The only use of masks is to help you defend against the COVID-19.
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