As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, so does misinformation about it on the web and social media. Unfortunately, eating garlic or rinsing your nose with saline will not protect you against the virus, known as COVID-19, nor will using a hand dryer kill it. Such rumors are circulating seemingly faster than the virus itself.Read on for a look at some of the most popular myths that have been debunked by The World Health Organization (WHO) and other health experts.CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Myth: Taking a hot bath will prevent me from getting the novel coronavirus False. While a hot bath may be a way to relax and ease stress related to the pandemic, it will not protect you from contracting the novel virus itself.“Taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19. Your normal body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C (97.7 °F to 98.6 °F) regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower. Actually, taking a hot bath with extremely hot water can be harmful, as it can burn you,” warns the WHO. “The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands.”Myth: I can get the coronavirus if a mosquito bites


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