Even though there’s no need to panic, we have to take the deadly virus seriously. There are a lot of myths around the novel coronavirus – and it is safe to say ‘Coronavirus can come and go when you have a strong immune system’, the only struggle is the spread thereof.

In a report on February 19th, there were almost 40 000 confirmed cases of the COVD-16 worldwide. Currently, the number stands at over 100 000 confirmed cases and the death toll is on the rise. Early February, there were a few numbers of affected countries, now a lot more countries and each continent are affected.

Yes, the first and second cases were recently confirmed in South Africa, and a recent report suggests that the 3rd case in South Africa is only inevitable and we need to be prepared.

Recently it was reported by SABC News that the Health Minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize and MEC of Health in KwaZulu-Natal Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu will engage the community of Umgungundlovu in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday in an effort to allay fears over the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

Meanwhile, in China, a five-story hotel used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou on Saturday, trapping about 70 people and killing four.

In the other news, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the government is following up with South Korean authorities about a South African teacher who has tested positive for #coronavirus (COVID-19) in the city of Daegu. [ICYMI]

There was also a report of a Nedbank member who came in contact with the first infected person in South Africa and is under self-quarantine following possible contact with coronavirus.

In the other news, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned against the spread of fake news as yet another case of coronavirus is confirmed in the country.

The Facebook Circulating Letter

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LETTER IS FALSE AND FAKE, Sliced ​​lemon in a glass of warm water cannot prevent Coronavirus, COVID-19.


I’m Laila Ahmadi from China, a student at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Zanjan University. The Coronavirus or COVD-19 will reach any country sooner or later, and there is no doubt that many countries do not have any sophisticated diagnostic kits or equipment.

Please use as much * natural vitamin C as possible * to strengthen your immune system. Currently, the virus does not contain a vaccine or specific treatment unfortunately, due to the genetic mutation that made it very dangerous. This disease appears to be caused by the fusion of the gene between a snake and a bat and has acquired the ability to infect mammals, including humans.

It is important to have a greater knowledge of the disease: Professor Chen Horin, CEO of Beijing Military Hospital, said: “Sliced ​​lemon in a glass of warm water can save your life”.

So whatever you are doing, take a look at this message and pass it on to other people! Hot lemon can kill cancer cells! Cut the lemon into three parts and put it in a glass, then pour hot water and transform it into (alkaline water), drink it every day, it will definitely benefit everyone. Treatment with this extract destroys only malignant cells and does not affect healthy cells. Second, the carboxylic acid in lemon juice can regulate high blood pressure, protect narrow arteries, regulate blood circulation and reduce blood clotting.

It is advised to practice preventative habits – form healthy, preventative habits such as applying hand sanitizer every hour.

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  1. Another scare tactic made by trolls that do not do check to make sure if things are fake or not (Yes this fake news)

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