Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters
COVID-19 IS NOT transmitted through houseflies
New Delhi, 01st May. Does COVID-19 transmit through houseflies? No. COVID-19 IS NOT transmitted through houseflies.
According to WHO Myth busters,
“To date, there is no evidence or information to suggest that the COVID-19 virus transmitted through houseflies. The virus that cause COVID-19 spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. You can also become infected by touching a contaminated surface and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth before washing your hands.”
“To protect yourself, keep at least 1-metre distance from others and disinfect frequently-touched surfaces. Clean your hands thoroughly and often and avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose.”