Categories
COVID-19 FactCheck

Does wearing a mask reduce your oxygen level?

NO. There is no evidence that wearing a mask can reduce oxygen levels. Even doctors and healthcare professionals wearing N95 masks (which fit very tightly around the face and are made to create a seal around the edge of the mask) are not at risk of hypoxia. However, for any person with preexisting lung or […]

Categories
COVID-19 FactCheck Covid19

Can drinking alcohol prevent or cure COVID-19?

Can drinking alcohol prevent or cure COVID-19? What Meedan’s experts say No, drinking alcohol does not prevent or cure COVID-19. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are recommended to disinfect hands and surfaces, but drinking or ingesting alcohol is in no way recommended. In fact, alcohol consumption could worsen COVID-19 symptoms and could weaken your body’s ability to […]

Categories
Covid19 Press Release

29th February 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#4)

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new strain of the virus that has not been previously identified in humans. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is an updated advisory on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following confirmation of the first case in Nigeria on the 27th of February 2020. This advisory will […]