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Feds Warn Merchants Not Make Coronavirus Treatment Claims

The FDA has sent warning letters to seven marketers of products including essential oils, nasal sprays and herbal concoctions. No treatments or vaccines for COVID-19 have been approved.
FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn at a news conference on the coronavirus outbreak at the White House on March 19. Source: Brendan Smialowski

Health scams are popping up as the coronavirus health crisis grows around the country, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission.

The agencies warn about the proliferation of fraudulent products that claim to test

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