Myth: Regularly rinsing your nose with saline will help prevent infection with the new coronavirus

Fact: “No. There is no evidence that regularly rinsing the nose with saline has protected people from infection with the new coronavirus. There is some limited evidence that regularly rinsing nose with saline can help people recover more quickly from the common cold. However, regularly rinsing the nose has not been shown to prevent respiratory infections.”

Source: Professor James Logan, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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