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Myths and Facts about COVID-19: The Pandemic

Jaya Pradha Dhandapani, Dhivagar Subburayan

Keywords : COVID-19, Disease, Facts, Myths, Spreading

Citation Information : Dhandapani JP, Subburayan D. Myths and Facts about COVID-19: The Pandemic. 2021; 14 (2):46-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13101

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


The corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in India is a part of the worldwide pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2.1 Slowly, the pandemic spread to various states including the union territory of Puducherry.2 The first case was recorded in Puducherry on March 17, 2020. Currently, a significant high-level prevalence of COVID-19 has been identified in almost all over Puducherry, which reached approximately 30,000 cases till date, and it takes a challenging lead in treating corona-positive patients in the pandemic situation.5 It reflects there is miscegenation about the novel coronavirus in the society. There are lots of myths and facts that muddle in the minds of positive COVID-19 patients.8 Hence, this article focuses on the myths and facts reflecting the level of cognition and also creates a general awareness about COVID-19 among the general public.10

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