The new coronavirus survives 20 years at -20℃?

As the last month of the first half of 2020 draws to a close and summer looms, new and old rumors abound, most of which are being spun in the wake of coVID-19.

Today, WeChat has compiled an official list of the top 10 most widely circulated rumours among friends in June, seven of which were related to covid-19.

How many have you seen in your circle of friends?
How many times have you been hit?

  1. Spread of new Crown of imported seafood

Typical rumor sample

A source said, “The imported seafood infected with novel Coronavirus and then spread to the crowd in the farmers’ market”.

The truth:

According to Li Fengqin, director of the microbiology laboratory of the National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, any food, including seafood, will not get infected with avirus, but there is the possibility of contamination from a novel Coronavirus.
The customs now tests every batch of imported food.

If you are not sure, you can cook the food thoroughly and thoroughly, and thoroughly heat it to kill all the microorganisms.
In addition, processing and storage of food should be raw and cooked separately to prevent cross contamination.

Novel coronavirus can live for 20 years

Typical rumor sample

Recently, a report entitled “Novel Coronavirus will live for 20 years at minus 20℃” was widely forwarded. It said, “Novel Coronavirus will live for 20 years at minus 20℃”.

The truth:

In fact, Prof. Li did not specifically refer to novel Coronavirus in terms of the viral life time, but to “common situation” and “known virus”. Some media misinterpreted the virus and thus caused misinterpretation.

  1. Mount Wutai does not receive tourists from Beijing and Hebei

Typical rumor sample

On June 19, many netizens forwarded the message that “Due to the impact of the epidemic, Mount Wutai currently does not receive tourists from medium and high-risk areas (Beijing, Northeast, Hubei and Hebei)”. The message also published the office phone number of the company and signed the name of The Mount Wutai Visitor Center.

The truth:

According to the Tourist Service Center of Wutai Mountain scenic Area, there is no such thing as not receiving tourists from Beijing, northeast China, Hubei and Hebei.

  1. Drinking white wine can fight cancer

Typical rumor sample

Online articles claiming that “baijiu is a cancer killer” have been forwarded by a large number of netizens every year.
Transmission has been rising again recently.

The truth:

As early as 1988, the World Health Organization’s Cancer Research Department concluded that alcohol is a carcinogen and a major cause of human cancer.

  1. There are coVID-19 contaminants in foreign parcels

Typical rumor sample

“Do not accept express parcels from unknown sources, especially those abroad, which may be contaminated by patients with COVID-19,” and “such cases have occurred in China.”

The truth:

There have been no reports of coVID-19 infections from receiving deliveries.
Foreign parcels entering China are rigorously screened and heavily disinfected by customs.

6, AIDS blood drops into the food caused many people to become infected

Typical rumor sample

Recently, a so-called “emergency notice” went viral: “Someone has dropped the blood of an HIV infected person into food, and many people have become infected.”

The truth:

The situation in which rumors spread without any occurrence of rumors.
Experts have repeatedly made it clear that food does not transmit HIV.

In fact, since 2012, this kind of rumor has come out from time to time to “slander” a kind of food, such as chicken, barbecue, salad, cherry, watermelon and so on have been lying on the gun, and can make people enjoy a good meal.

  1. Novel coronavirus is transmitted by mosquitoes

Typical rumor sample

Recently, there was a rumor on the Internet that “Novel Coronavirus is spreading through mosquitoes”.

The truth:

According to the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, no novel coronavirus infection has been found in humans worldwide.

8, hot water can be forced to go deep into the bone marrow of the cold

Typical rumor sample

After summer began, people often forwarded messages on Wechat moments saying, “Drinking hot water in the summer can force the cold air deep into the bone marrow, so as not to get too cold in winter.”

The truth:

It is an exaggeration to say that drinking hot water can drive out the chill that has been building up in the bone marrow for years.

  1. Express delivery to Beijing is suspended

Typical rumor sample

Recently, a news that some express delivery companies have suspended shipments to Beijing due to the epidemic has circulated on the Internet.

The truth:

It has been verified that the postal service, SF Express and other logistics companies have never issued a similar notice. At present, express delivery flowing from Beijing can still be accepted as normal.
However, some parcels may be affected due to the upgrading of control measures in some regions in Beijing.

Tens of thousands of people in Beijing’s Xinfadi were transported to Tangshan in Hebei province for quarantine

Typical rumor sample

“Hundreds of buses are pulling tens of thousands of people from the Xinfadi market to Tangshan for quarantine.”

The truth:

According to the official weibo account, from June 14, nearly 10,000 operators, purchasers and workers in the Wholesale market in Xinfai will collect throat swabs and then be transported by bus to observation points in Fengtai, Changping, Fangshan, Tongzhou, Daxing and the Economic development Zone for observation.

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