Is there a vaccine for coronavirus?

No there is currently no vaccine in the market for this disease, however, they are in the research stage


Are there any medicines to prevent or treat the new coronavirus?

There is currently no specific medicine to prevent or treat coronavirus (COVID-19), but there are treatments to relieve the symptoms while your body fights the illness.


 Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?

 No. Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus.


Are antibiotics effective in preventing and treating the new coronavirus?

No, antibiotics do not work against viruses, only bacteria. The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus 


Are there disinfectants available that can inactivate (kill) COVID-19?

Right now, there are no disinfectant products for use on environmental surfaces that are specifically listed as having the ability to kill COVID-19 but clean the frequently touched objects to protect you against the virus.


I saw on social media that there’s a vaccine! Is that true?

There is no vaccine or specific treatment for COVID-19. Anyone who tells you otherwise is trying to scam you.


Does hand sanitizer actually work?

Though washing your hands with soap and water is best, hand sanitizers that contain 60 - 95% alcohol also work.


Will a flu shot at least make the symptoms of coronavirus less severe?

No. The flu and coronavirus are two different illness and the flu shot will not protect someone from coronavirus.