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By Ray Dunkelberg M.D.
Pisgah Health Foundation 

Dispelling Some Myths About COVID-19

 

Last updated 6/29/2020 at 11:48am



There is almost an infodemic of misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.

What works: Pretty basic and largely unchanged from what you already learned:

1. Social Distancing – Stay 6 feet apart because when you breathe, talk or laugh, microdroplets of moist air escape (think of seeing your breath in a very cold winter morning or breathing on your eyeglasses before you wipe them to remove a smudge). That same amount of moist air in droplets is breathed out every time you exhale, laugh, talk, cough or sneeze. Those droplets can easily travel even after 6 feet and even more if you shout,...



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