Fake Coronavirus Cures, Part 2: Garlic Isn’t a ‘Cure’

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Online posts have claimed to reveal various “cures” for the new coronavirus. Some are benign, like eating boiled garlic, while others are potentially dangerous, like drinking chlorine dioxide, an industrial bleach. Neither will cure the virus.

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Treatments billed as miracle cures have cropped up across the internet since the began spreading in Wuhan, China, at the end of December.

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