It seems every week there are new rumors about COVID-19. Recently, we’ve seen a resurgence of the myths surrounding hot and cold climates -vs- the virus. Here are the myths and the facts: Myth: Hot temperatures can kill the virus Fact: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hot temperatures – this includes outdoor heat, taking a hot bath or drying your hands with a hair dryer – will NOT kill the coronavirus — either inside or outside of your body.
There are a lot of advantages to living in a world where information is easily accessible through websites and social media, but there can also be drawbacks when individuals can post misinformation without scientific proof. Such is the case in the recent articles circulating online claiming that wearing a face mask can cause carbon dioxide (CO2) intoxication or oxygen deficiency - but that is not the case. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Dis