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Updated 10/19/2020 10:08 AM

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Myth : You can protect yourself from COVID-19 by swallowing or gargling with bleach, taking acetic acid or steroids, or using essential oils, salt water, ethanol or other substances.

  • Debunk Date :

    03/12/2020

  • Debunked By :

    CDC

  • Published :

    04/03/2020

  • Location :

    China

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food. Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can cause people to avoid or reject others even though they are not at risk for spreading the virus. Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can cause people to avoid or reject others even though they are not at risk for spreading the virus.

Sources :

Zero Hedge, Empire Herald, 70 News

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