Debunking 5 absurd myths about Covid vaccines
One of the major reasons for vaccine hesitancy in India is the prevailing misinformation about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines. Social media, to which over 250 million users have access, is often flooded with misinformation related to health. Here are some popular myths busted about vaccines.
Fake: Covaxin is not as safe as the Covishield vaccine
Fact: Both Covishield and Covaxin were launched after multiple tests and trials. Both the vaccines are safe. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of Covaxin on March 1, 2021.
Fake: There are multiple websites to register for Covid-19 vaccination
Fact: This is incorrect. There are only two platforms for registration CoWin.gov.in or Aarogya Setu App
Fake: A person will remain protected only for six months after the vaccination.
Fact: The longevity of the immune response in individuals is yet to be determined. Hence, continued use of mask and sanitiser is strongly recommended.
Fake: Drinking warm water or turmeric milk will kill the Covid virus in your body.
Fact: There is no such evidence that drinking warm or turmeric milk will kill the Covid virus in your body. However, these can help in boosting immunity.
Fake: Covid-19 virus gets automatically destroyed in high temperatures.
Fact: There's no such proven fact that Coronavirus gets destroyed in high temperatures.
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