COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

COVID-19

WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?

What is a novel coronavirus?

Why is the disease being called COVID-19?

Is COVID-19 the same with SARS?

Is COVID-19 an airborne disease?

How long does the virus survive on surfaces?

Should I worry about the new coronavirus?

Where do coronaviruses come from?

KEY CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS

What is the mortality rate of COVID-19?

What is the incubation period of the coronavirus disease?

HOW DOES CORONAVIRUS SPREAD?

How does the COVID-19 spread?

Can the coronavirus disease spread through food?

Is it safe to receive a letter or a package from China?

Are face masks useful for preventing coronavirus?

How do you use and dispose of a medical mask properly?

Are pregnant women more at risk of getting infected with Covid-19? Will it harm the baby?

If a lactating mother tests positive, will she still be able to breastfeed her baby?

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

What are the common symptoms of coronavirus?

What is the recovery period for those who contracted the coronavirus disease?

Are the symptoms for COVID-19 different in children than in adults?

HOW IS CORONAVIRUS TREATED?

Is there a treatment for coronavirus?

Am I protected against COVID-19 if I had the influenza vaccine this year?

How efficient are thermal scanners in detecting people infected with COVID-19?

Can spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body kill the new coronavirus?

Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?

Can rinsing the nose regularly with saline help prevent coronavirus infection?

Can eating garlic protect you against COVID-19?

Can people who recover from COVID-19 be infected again?

Are there any medicines that can prevent or cure COVID-19?

If there are no hand sanitisers available, can I use ethyl alcohol or liquor?

Does the WHO agree on the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as a response to COVID-19?

What is WHO’s view on the use of antiretrovirals for the treatment of COVID-19?

What does the WHO say about the use of corticosteroids in treating COVID-19 patients?

Can large doses of vitamin C prevent or help to treat COVID-19?

Does drinking milk prevent you from getting COVID-19?

Can antibiotics kill the new coronavirus?

Can drinking water and keeping your mouth moist protect you from contracting COVID-19?

WHAT IS SELF-ISOLATION?

How do I self-isolate if I am asked to?

What is the difference between isolation and quarantine?

Can I walk my dog or look after my horse?

Should I stop going to work?

Can I go out to see my friends?

Can I visit elderly relatives?

Can I go out and help a vulnerable person?

Can I move house?

If I break the rules, what will happen to me?

Should people who suffer from pollen allergy self-isolate if they develop typical hay fever symptoms?

WHAT IS QUARANTINE?

Can I go to the dentist, GP or book another medical appointment?

Does restrictions apply to healthy 70 year olds and over?

Can I visit outdoor tourist sites? What about indoor ones?

What can I do that I could not do before?

WHERE TO GET HELP?

Should I go to the doctor if I have a cough?

What should I do if I may have come into contact with someone who has coronavirus?

WHERE TO FIND MORE INFO

What is the risk of coronavirus in the UK?

Who is being tested for coronavirus in the UK?

How much will the test cost in the UK?

Are smokers and tobacco users at higher risk of getting infected?

If I have the antibodies, am I immune forever?

How will I know if I am immune?

Is there a particular blood group more prone to COVID-19?

Will the spread of COVID-19 be affected by changing seasons?

Is it true that COVID-19 is a man-made virus or an act of terrorism?

Will COVID-19 die down in summer?

How can people help stop the stigma concerning COVID-19?

Should children wear masks?

Are people with disabilities at higher risk?

Do I need to test my pet for COVID-19?

What exact temperature kills the virus that causes COVID-19?

KEY DEFINITIONS

What is an antibody test?

What is an antigen test?

What is a mass gathering?

What is viral load?

What is the difference between isolation and quarantine?

What is the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund?

What is social distancing?

What does a well-controlled health condition mean?

What is community spread?

What is shielding?

What is an infectious disease?

What is R?

What is Solidarity Trial?

What is a critical worker?

KEY ABBREVIATIONS

CDC

COVID-19

GP

MERS-CoV

NHS

SARS-CoV

WHO

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