[SPAM] Clapping Destroy The Virus, Survival Span Of The Virus Is 8-12 Hours

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[SPAM] Clapping Destroy The Virus, Survival Span Of The Virus Is 8-12 Hours

The claims about the destruction and the survival span of Coronavirus are misleading. Please read more about it in the verification section of this article.

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Below post has been circulating on social media.

The vibration generated by clapping together destroy Coronavirus

The survival span of the virus is 8 – 12 hours

 

 

 

 

Verification: Clapping does not destroy the virus. The virus can survive for 2-3 days also

We all are worried due to the global pandemic #COVID-19. Many are home with families and are safe to some extent. But the people who are working day and night in this hour of need and panic are commendable. We the team of @Check4Spam pay our gratitude toward all such noble people to make it easy for others to go through this situation peacefully and comfortably.

 

The claim that clapping destroy the virus is false

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus infection. Details are being studied about it by researches and specialists. So arriving at a concrete conclusion is difficult at this point.

PM Modi clearly said that the clapping at 5 pm is to express gratitude towards the emergency staff working selflessly to counter #coronavirusinindia #Covid19India. There is no mention that clapping kills any kind of virus. Few people have made up stories in various languages out of it and are sharing on social media with false claims. Clapping, Conch, Bells are to pay gratitude towards the people working day and night in their respective fields to reduce the stress of the global pandemic. Social distancing, to some extent, help reduced interaction and infection.

PM Modi said, ” for the past two months, millions are working day and night in hospitals and airports. On March 22 at 5 pm, we should stand on our doorways, balconies and keep clapping and ringing bells for five minutes to salute and encourage them.”

Listen to PM Modi on COVID-19:

Please check the links below to know the facts:

Another claim of the survival span of the virus is 8 – 12 hours is also false.

The claims on the  survival span of the virus is  generalised. Though the findings of the resent study on coronavirus are that it can survive in air for hours and 2-3 days on some surface.

The World Health Organisation says that “it is not certain how long the virus that causes COVID-19 survives on surfaces, but it seems to behave like other coronaviruses. Studies suggest that coronaviruses (including preliminary information on the COVID-19 virus) may persist on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. This may vary under different conditions (e.g. type of surface, temperature or humidity of the environment).”

The coronavirus can live for three days on some surfaces, like plastic and steel, new research suggests. Experts say the risk of consumers getting infected from touching those materials is still low, although they offered additional warnings about how long the virus survives in air, which may have important implications for medical workers: Read more

While we share the facts with you, let’s see how people unite at the time of health crises.

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Post Date: 22 Mar 2020

Post ID: #75668

 

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