Fact Check: Does adding pepper to your meal reduce the chance of Covid-19 infection?

05:11 PM May 04, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, the most circulated rumours are fast hacks to cure the virus. One among such rumours are that adding pepper to your meal can prevent covid-19. However, Fact check done by World Health Organisation, the Press Information Bureau and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting reveals that adding pepper to your meal will not reduce the chance of infection in any way. The best and only way to prevent the spread is to keep at least 1 metre away from others and to wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. WHO also says that it is also beneficial for your general health to maintain a balanced diet, stay well hydrated, exercise regularly and sleep well.

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