Answers to your frequently asked questions on COVID-19

| May 10, 2020

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Over the past few weeks, our broadcasting partners sent us their most pressing questions about COVID-19. To answer them, we created these frequently asked questions (FAQs), using reputable authorities and verified sources of information such as the World Health Organization.

Disclaimer: This resource does not take the place of professional medical advice. If you have specific questions about your well-being, contact your local health authority immediately.

The FAQs are divided into several categories, including:

  • Basic information about COVID-19
  • Transmission and risk factors
  • Transmission: Myths and facts
  • Understanding the symptoms
  • Recommendations for staying safe and healthy
  • Treatment: Myths and facts
  • Face masks and gloves
  • Understanding recovery
  • Pregnancy, malaria, and previous health conditions
  • Broader impacts of COVID-19
  • Does COVID-19 impact women differently?

Read these FAQs here:

Where can I find more information about COVID-19?

You can find reliable and up-to-date information on the World Health Organization website at:

How do I avoid fake news and misinformation about COVID-19?

When researching and reporting on COVID-19, use information from reliable organizations such as the World Health Organization. Always check the date of the source to make sure the information is up-to-date. If you are unsure about the information, double check it from another source. For more information on fact-checking and specifically on fact-checking COVID-19 information, visit: