Far more needs to be done to help those isolated at home with coronavirus symptoms. The American medical system is stretched to capacity, leaving tens of thousands of people unable to get medical attention for their mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms.
Misinformation about the virus -- how it spreads, who it infects, how to treat it -- is rampant online and on social media. A recent report from the Paris-based Reboot Foundation found that nearly ⅓ of Americans held misconceptions about COVID-19.
They believe things like rinsing your nasal passages with saline would prevent an infection, or that the virus is man-made. This sort of rampant misinformation hampers those who are seeking reliable and safe at-home treatments.Read more on psychologytoday.com