Fake remedies to protect against or cure the coronavirus are prevalent on social media and in chat groups. Photo: AFP

Garlic won’t keep the coronavirus at bay. Neither will saltwater gargling or cow dung

  • From Singapore to Indonesia, dubious claims to prevent infection are spreading on social media and chat groups
  • The World Health Organisation has taken to debunking such home remedies, including the rumour that eating garlic will offer protection
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Fake remedies to protect against or cure the coronavirus are prevalent on social media and in chat groups. Photo: AFP
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