The WHO African office removed from its web sites the erroneous messages about a supposed risk of animal transmission. Unfortunately, a new erroneous poster appeared on this site. It reads “How to protect yourself from COVID-19? Keep your immune system healthy with a balanced diet, regular exercise and enough sleep.”
Diet, exercise and sleep have never be proven as a protection against COVID-19. More of all, I have never read any scientific article putting forward one of these ideas.
While a large flow of false information circulate on COVID-19, one would expect that WHO doesn’t contribute to disseminate misleading recommendations.
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HIFA profile: Bernard Seytre is a Consultant at BNSCommunication in France. Professional interests: Health communication and education. Email address: seytre AT bnscom.fr