Representational photo: Tea cups.

Photo: The Statesman

Tea Does Not Provide Protection From COVID-19: Govt Busts Myth

MyGov India's official Twitter handle has busted the myth that drinking tea provides protection from COVID-19, after people started debating regarding the same. The tweet read, "There is NO scientific evidence that it can prevent #COVID19 or make you recover from it faster. Don't be misled by rumors... and be responsible while forwarding such news." Doctors opine that precautionary measures like masks, social-distancing, vaccination are only… read-more

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Central Government, tea, Covid-19, Myth

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Representational photo: A man donating plasma.

Photo: Healthline

Experts Reveal How Often And Who Can Donate Plasma For COVID

Health experts have busted the myth that donating plasma can make a person more vulnerable to COVID-19 again. On the contrary, the experts have opined that COVID-19-recovered patients can donate plasma every two weeks. However, those who have received plasma from others should not donate, said Ujala Cygnus Group's Dr Shuchin Bajaj. Besides, those having tattoo, pregnancy history, chronic diseases and under 50-kg weight should also not donate… read-more

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 09:22 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Covid-19, Plasma, Myth, Plasma Donation

Courtesy: The Indian Express