I have read a lot of conflicting things about antibiotics curing COVID-19. Is there any truth in that? Should I ask the doctor for some if I get symptoms? The news is very confusing on the matter!
Antibiotics do not treat viruses such as COVID-19, but they are absolutely essential for treating bacterial infections. Patients with COVID-19 are very susceptible to secondary bacterial infections which can only be treated with antibiotics. People on ventilators are particularly susceptible. We understand just how difficult it can be to find information on the internet which is trustworthy and reliable. You can find help HERE to work out what sources of information you can trust during these difficult times of information overload.