Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters
Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters

Gargling with bleach? Over one in three Americans misusing disinfectants to prevent coronavirus, survey finds

  • Many of those polled had ingested, inhaled or washed food with cleaning chemicals after Trump’s remarks on such products
  • Survey was done following ‘sharp increase’ in calls to poison control centres during pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus US
Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters
Bottles of Clorox bleach are displayed for sale on the shelves of a Wal-Mart store in Arkansas. Photo: Reuters
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