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Covid-19: beware online tests and cures, experts say | World news | The Guardian

The Food and Drug Administration has not authorized any online tests for the virus, while experts warn of scams selling fake cures and masks Source: Covid-19: beware online tests and cures, experts say | World news | The Guardian

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Online Coronavirus Tests Are Just The Latest Iffy Products Marketed To Anxious Consumers | California Healthline

Americans are worried about the novel coronavirus, so they are turning to the internet for solutions to stem their fears. Buyer, beware. It could be dangerous. Source: Online Coronavirus Tests Are Just The Latest Iffy Products Marketed To Anxious Consumers | California Healthline

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Coronavirus: Nearly 300 dead after drinking methanol after wrongly thinking it cures Covid-19 | Metro News

More than 1,000 people have fallen ill as a result of the false rumours that it can cure coronavirus. Source: Coronavirus: Nearly 300 dead after drinking methanol after wrongly thinking it cures Covid-19 | Metro News   As Seen On Facebook | Emma Dalmayne Nearly 300 people are reported by the media to have been […]

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Magic masks, cleansing amulets and the persuasive power of Covid-19 pseudoscience – Noncompliant – the podcast

 As we follow Public Health Guidelines and stay at home, my husband is crafting up a studio for us to do our respective podcasts! I hope to have episodes up in the next week or so. For now, here’s another article, this one about Covid-19 pseudoscience. Just a few weeks after the reality of Covid-19 […]

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Opinion | Disabled in the Coronavirus Crisis: ‘I Will Not Apologize for My Needs.’ – The New York Times

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Capitalising on Corona – Vandana Shiva – #1 – Myles Power

In recent months, quacks and charlatans of all kinds have been rubbing their hands with glee, as a novel coronavirus – which at this moment in time has no vaccine or specific treatment – brings the… Source: Capitalising on Corona – Vandana Shiva – #1 – Myles Power

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Fake and harmful autism ‘treatments’ – NHS

Find out about so-called “treatments” or “cures” for autism that do not work and can be harmful. Fake and harmful autism ‘treatments’ Important This is not a list of every fake autism treatment. Always speak to a GP for advice if there’s something you’re not sure about. Some fake treatments can be very dangerous. Fake […]