Coronavirus: Rumor to eliminate corona from poison in Iran, hundreds die after eating, more than 1000 sick
In Iran, deaths due to the corona virus have caused fear in people. More than 2,200 deaths have already occurred due to lack of health services and less information about the virus. Meanwhile, someone spread a rumor that the virus could be eradicated with a particular poison.
After which hundreds of people consumed poison, due to which more than 300 people have died and more than one thousand people have been hospitalized in critical condition.
Iranian health care workers are appealing to the public to stop drinking industrial alcohols over fears about the new coronavirus. There was a rumor among people here that drinking methanol helps fight the virus. After this, hundreds of people drank this poison.
Iranian media has reported that nearly 300 people have died and over 1,000 have become seriously ill due to the consumption of methanol. Drinking alcohol is banned.
In Iran fake measures are spreading fast on social media as people have deep doubts on the government. Actually, the government took very few steps before the virus spread across the country.
Clinical toxicologist Doctor Not Eric Hovda in Oslo said the virus is spreading and people are just dying. I think they are even less familiar with the fact that there are other dangers around. He has expressed apprehension that the virus outbreak in Iran may be more serious than what is being reported.
In such a situation, if people continue to drink methanol, then the number of dead can increase further because it is poison. For most people, the new corona virus has mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough, which resolves in two to three weeks.
For some, it can lead to more serious illnesses, including pneumonia or death, especially in the elderly and people with existing health problems. Let us tell that due to infection with this virus, more than half a million people have been infected worldwide, while the number of dead has reached more than 20 thousand.
On the other hand, so far 29 thousand cases of corona have been confirmed in Iran, while more than 2,200 deaths have been reported. However, international experts believe that Iran is hiding the number of deaths before parliamentary elections.