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FTC warns naturopaths, acupuncturists, physicians, and chiropractors about false and misleading COVID-19 claims   – Science-Based Medicine

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued almost 250 warning letters to individuals and companies since March demanding that they cease making (or assisting others in making) bogus claims that their nostrums can prevent or treat COVID-19. While it is not unusual for the FTC to go after health care product marketers, such as dietary supplement retailers, the agency’s warnings to licensed health care practitioners, especially regarding clinical treatments, are less common. It suggests both that the agency is taking COVID-19 very seriously and that it is actively searching the internet for COVID-19 claims, as opposed to acting solely on consumer complaints. …

Source: FTC warns naturopaths, acupuncturists, physicians, and chiropractors about false and misleading COVID-19 claims   – Science-Based Medicine


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