QUIZ: COVID-19 Facts & Myths
How much do you know about COVID-19? Let's put your knowledge to the test!
- Read each statement carefully and decide if it is true or false.
- After thinking up your response, flip the card to see if you got the correct answer.
Hand sanitizer doesn’t kill Coronavirus as its antibacterial, not antiviral.
Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content kills the virus. The alcohol disrupts the lipid membrane and RNA thus preventing it from replicating. Learn more
I’ve had the COVID vaccine; I can stop wearing a mask and social distancing.
While experts learn more about the protection of COVID-19 vaccines in real-life conditions, it's important for everyone to continue using all protective measures to stop this pandemic. Learn more
I’ve had COVID-19 before, so I am now immune to the virus.
Some individuals may be reinfected with this virus, as is common with other viruses. There are also emerging variants of the virus, which anyone can still contract. Learn more
Limiting indoor exposure to people outside my household is critical to reducing transmission of COVID-19.
The more people you interact with at a gathering and the longer that interaction lasts, the higher the risk of COVID-19 infection and spread. Learn more
Vaccination against COVID-19 is dangerous. The best strategy to end the pandemic is through naturally acquired herd immunity.
Herd immunity against COVID-19 is achieved by protecting people through vaccination, not by exposing them to the pathogen that causes the disease. Learn more
Eating garlic every morning can prevent you from getting infected with COVID-19.
There is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the new coronavirus. Learn more
COVID-19 is a disease only for white and rich people.
Covid-19 has affected all parts of the world and anyone can contract the virus, regardless of social status, ethnicity or race. Learn more
COVID-19 does not affect people living in areas of high altitude.
While limited studies have found that high-altitude residents were less likely to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, this does not mean that the virus does not affect these populations. Learn more
Boosting your immune system with healthy foods and exercise can prevent you from catching COVID-19.
No foods or dietary supplements can prevent or cure COVID-19 infection. Healthy diets however are important for supporting immune systems. Learn more
People should be skeptical about vaccines since they can alter your DNA.
Some COVID-19 vaccines use messenger RNA (mRNA) to provoke an immune response. However, mRNA isn’t the same as DNA, and it can’t combine with our DNA to change our genetic code. Learn more
What was your score? Well done!
Continue to learn about the virus, obey the health advisories, and stay safe!