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Popular myths associated with solar eclipse

Myths about Solar Eclipse:
Blindness: People believe that total solar eclipses produce harmful rays that can cause blindness. This, however, is not true.
Pregnant woman: Another common myth that pregnant women should not watch an eclipse because it can harm the baby. This is a false belief.
Food: Some people also believe that eclipses will poison any food that is prepared during the event. It is perfectly safe to eat, drink and carry out daily activities during the eclipse.
Ban omen: Another belief is that eclipses are harbingers of something very bad that is about to happen. This is not true.
Death and destruction: Many people around the world still see eclipses as evil omens that bring death, destruction, and disasters.
Scientists and astronomers around the world have debunked any such claims.
There is no scientific evidence that solar eclipses can affect human behavior, health, or the environment.
However, you are advised not to watch a solar eclipse with naked eye.