COVID-19 Myths for People With Arthritis
There are still many unknowns about the coronavirus for people arthritis, but these rumors can be put to rest.
Debunking Common Coronavirus Myths
MYTH: Certain immunosuppressive medications have been proven to prevent or treat COVID-19.
MYTH: Taking certain supplements will protect you from getting infected.
MYTH: Exposing yourself to high heat will kill the virus inside your body.
MYTH: You can use UV light to protect yourself from the coronavirus.
MYTH: Certain home remedies and practices can kill the COVID-19 virus before it causes illness.
MYTH: You should stop taking certain arthritis medications to lessen your risk for coronavirus.
MYTH: Having an autoimmune disease means you’ll always have severe disease.
MYTH: All people with autoimmune diseases qualify for coronavirus testing.
MYTH: Purchasing an antibody test will determine if you’ve already had the virus and are therefore immune.
MYTH: Wearing a face mask will completely protect you from getting the virus.
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