COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in any climates
Evidences so far say that COVID-19 can be transmitted in ALL AREAS , including areas with hot and humid climates. There is no reason to believe that cold weather can kill the new coronavirus or other diseases. The normal human body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the external temperature or weather. The most effective way to protect yourself against the new coronavirus is by frequently cleaning our hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water.
Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?
No. There are no vaccines against Pneumonia ,such as pneumococcal vaccine, do not prevent from COVID-19. Researchers are trying to develop a vaccine against 2019-nCoV and WHO is supporting their efforts.
Can regularly rinsing your nose with saline help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?
No, there isn’t any evidences that regularly rinsing the nose with saline help in prevention from the new coronavirus. But there are some limited evidences say that regularly rinsing the nose with saline will help to prevent quickly from the common cold. However, regularly rinsing the nose has not been shown to prevent respiratory infections.
Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or are younger people also susceptible?
People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Older people, and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. However, people with all ages should protect themselves from the new virus by following good hygiene.
Are antibiotics effective in preventing the new coronavirus or Are there any specific medicines to prevent from?
No, antibiotics do not work against viruses, only bacteria.The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus and, therefore, antibiotics should not be used as a means of prevention or treatment. Not only antibiotics, but also there isn’t any specific medicines identified so far.