A website has come under the light while generating the widely circulated rumor about cocaine that can cure the virus.
That website enables users to generate their own false breaking news images.
Health officials are attempting to educate people from viral memes and conspiracy theorists by refusing all kinds of senseless “cures.”
“No, cocaine does NOT protect against COVID-19.”
On Sunday, France’s health ministry tweeted, in order to respond to doctored memes advising completely opposite.
“It is an addictive drug that causes serious side effects and is harmful to people’s health.”
Some people have been busy advising numerous harmful products such as snake-oil cures.
QAnon conspiracy theorist Jordan Sather declared in January that chlorine dioxide “can wipe out coronavirus.” His tweet showed that assumption has been liked or shared more than 2,000 times.
Previously, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cautioned against drinking a common bleaching agent, chlorine dioxide, for any purpose.
However, last January in order to reply to viral claims, the FDA appeared with an alarming situation related to the serious health issue of drinking bleach to kill the novel coronavirus.
“We understand people are concerned about the spread of the novel coronavirus and we urge people to talk to their health-care provider about treatment options as well as follow advice from other federal agencies about how to prevent the spread of this illness,” said by the agency.
The WHO has named the current wave of coronavirus news as an “infodemic” which is making it impossible to get the authentic information.
According to the news agency report on Tuesday, At least 37 people have died and 270 have been hospitalized after taking methanol in Iran.
Nigerians have also been coming under the influence of incompetent cures such as drinking garlic-infused water.
According to the WHO in Africa. There are also false rumors spreading through WhatsApp declaring that the virus started from a rhino horn.
The WHO is managing with Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and other regional social media networks to try to control misleading information worldwide.
Over 121,000 people have been affected and more than 4,000 have died globally since the virus appeared in China in late 2019.
Unfortunately, there is no known cure or vaccine that has been invented for the prevention of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus.
The infection expands through water droplets when a person coughs or sneezes, according to health officials.
Health officials recommend that if you do travel to those affected places, self-monitor yourself to see whether you carry symptoms and if you do, contact public health authorities.