Four coronavirus myths debunked
The World Health Organisation has called the spread of coronavirus misinformation an "infodemic".
Here we debunk some some popular myths.
Myth 1: Coronavirus is manmade. Just like SARS, the virus likely originated in bats and was transmitted to people.
Myth 2: Home remedies can cure or prevent the virus. Garlic, vitamin C and essential oils will not prevent or cure the virus, as there is currently no vaccine.
Myth 3: Black people don't get coronavirus. Anyone can get coronavirus, and it is quickly spreading in Africa.
Myth 4: Heat can kill the virus. There is no evidence that heat can kill the virus.