The World Health Organization has put together a quick video that helps dispel some of the myths about wearing masks to prevent contracting the new coronavirus.

It’s important to note the seasonal flu claims between 290,000 and 650,000 lives annually. Yet this garners little media attention and so the general public considers the seasonal flu only a mild infection. As I write this, less than 900 people have died as a result of contracting the Coronavirus.

As fears and misconceptions spread online, the World Health Organization (WHO) has started a campaign to educate people on the new coronavirus.