Day by day, COVID-19 is expanding its deadly claws across India. The older people are getting sick. In addition, normal people are grabbing masks, medicines as well as handwashes so that they can protect themselves. The situation is causing panic, and anxiety has devoured the minds of all people.
The situation has given the scammers a golden opportunity to capitalize the situation. With a lot of fake products, they are spreading that those can cure the coronavirus infection. The innocent customers as a result, are becoming a prey to those scammers.
Here are some excellent and effective ways to protect yourself from their scams –
1. Ignore all the products which claim that they can prevent coronavirus
Still there are no vaccines to treat COVID-19. Also, there is no home remedies or even a drugstore that can prevent you from the infection. Scientists and doctors are firmly recommending to avoid any type of scammers or fake products or medicines. The only method by which you can protect yourself is using hand sanitizer.
2. Don’t use fake handwashes or sanitizers
Recently, 5000 fake hand washes and sanitizers have been found in Gurgaon. Also, the shop has been sealed after seizing. This type of incident leads the people to question – how they can differentiate the fake and original hand sanitizer. Before buying the sanitizers, please check it properly, and always buy handwashes from your trusted seller.
3. Use N95 or N99 masks and avoid the fake ones
COVID-19 is now settled in India, and now the demand of N95 and N99 masks is increasing. Both of these masks are now vanishing from the shop in a blink of eye, that’s why people now replacing these masks with the surgical ones. That’s okay, because researches have proved that if you can wear surgical masks properly, it can protect you more efficiently. Due to the higher demand, price is also becoming higher of these masks. So, be careful about the fake ones.