Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP
Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP

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Drinking alcohol kills coronavirus? Another one for the WHO myth-busters list

  • Misinformation has spread around the world about effective protection from the virus that causes Covid-19
  • The World Health Organisation offers answers to some of the most common queries about what works and what doesn’t

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Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP
Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and soap are the most effective options for disinfecting skin, according to the WHO. Photo: AFP
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