Coronavirus outbreak has created a worldwide panic that is not seeming to fade away with time. In fact, a series of rumours about the virus have made the situation even worse. People are believing everything that they here. And, they hardly make efforts to check the facts. To make the current outrageous situation, a bit calm, WHO has created a mythbuster page that answers all your queries. Also Read - Is Two Metres Gap Enough to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus? Will Warmer Weather Combat COVID-19? FAQs Answered

These days, a quite popular myth is surfacing the Internet. It states that the novel coronavirus is an airborne disease and therefore it is more easy to be transmitted than we think. The World Health Organisation has finally reviewed all the available evidences and has clarified that coronavirus is not airborne. And, you can get the infection only after coming in close contact with an infected person or by touching surfaces that have already been touched by a coronavirus patient and have got his/her respiratory droplets. Also Read - Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Officials Suggest Masturbating Can be Good For You During This Outbreak

As per the precautionary measures suggested by WHO, you must maintain a safe distance of 1 to 1.5 meters from people, especially those who are sick. Also, do not unnecessarily touch your face, mouth, or nose. “Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick”, says WHO. Basically, you need to take extra care of your personal hygiene. According to this internal body, “You should regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Doing that can help you kills viruses that may be on your hands.” Also Read - COVID-19: Ajinkya Rahane Joins Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Donates Rs 10 Lakh to Coronavirus Relief Fund