Fact-checked by: Vistinomer

2020/03/12 | North Macedonia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece

False: The virus can be overcome by drinking hot water every 15 minutes, avoiding cold drinks and ice cream, going out in the sun to kill the virus, and with the “self-diagnostic guideline” — if you hold your breath for 10 seconds and then you do not cough, you do not choke, you do not feel any tension in the lungs, you have no cystic fibrosis in the lungs and the situation is reversible.

Explanation: These claims are false. The virus enters the oral cavity and the nose, so drinking hot water will not carry the virus to the stomach. Viruses are destroyed at higher temperatures than those normally tolerated by humans, and even sun exposure and body heat have no effect.

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