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COVID-19 Myths and Facts (Student Edition)


I cannot get sick from COVID because I am young.


Although older people are more likely to experience more severe symptoms, young people exposed to COVID-19 are as likely as old people to come infected and contagious.

I can help protect my family and friends from getting sick.


Yes! YOU can help stop the spread of disease by practicing social distancing, washing your hands frequently with soap and water, not touching your face, sneezing and/or coughing into a flexed elbow, and staying home as much as possible.

I don't feel sick so I cannot get anyone else sick.


Although you may feel healthy, you can still carry the virus and be contagious in the same way you would if you felt sick.

All Chinese people have COVID-19.


Although the first cases of COVID-19 were in China, the disease is not specific to one group or location. The virus does not follow geographical boundaries, ethnicities, age, ability, or gender. Be safe, be kind.

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COVID-19 CAN be transmitted in areas with hot and human climates.


COVID-19 can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, you can protect yourself by frequently washing your hands with soap and water and avoid touching your face.

Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over my body will kill the virus.


Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying these substances can be harmful. Use these disinfectants to clean surfaces as advised.

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