The novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, started from Wuhan, China, and has been spreading fast, reaching every continent on Earth except Antarctica. It seems to have taken a pandemic proportion, hitting the news headlines, but it still has a host of untruths surrounding it. The relentless flood of information can make it difficult to separate fact from fiction — and during a viral outbreak, rumours and misconception can be dangerous. Let’s try to lay bare the facts and the misconception around this.
May 4, 2020