Coronavirus conspiracy theories you shouldn’t believe
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Conspiracy theory: All these precautions are overkill
Here is another conspiracy theory with its roots and appeal in the urge to deny the existence of this global pandemic. Some of its proponents go so far as to caution against washing hands excessively. “People are engaging in extreme handwashing, disinfecting their houses with high-grade cleaning products, refusing handshakes and wearing masks,” notes one such group, as reported by Mother Jones. “This is nonsense. Like any virus, coronavirus is no match for someone with a strong immune system.”
This claim is false, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and its misinformation that can make the pandemic worse and cause grave harm to others. Coronavirus is actually just one of the many diseases you can prevent by washing your hands.