CDC says 40 percent of Americans surveyed tried using bleach to wash food to prevent coronavirus

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that over a third of Americans who took its survey reportedly misused household cleaners by using them on their fruits and vegetables in the attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Calls to poison control centers regarding disinfectants and household cleaners reportedly went up since the beginning of the pandemic.

“Thirty-nine percent of respondents reported engaging in non-recommended high-risk practices with the intent of preventing SARS-CoV-2 transmission, such as washing food products with bleach, applying household cleaning or disinfectant products to bare skin, and intentionally inhaling or ingesting these products,” the CDC report read.

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‘Bath Salts’ – alarming new stimulant legal in many states

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Bath salts are labeled “not for human consumption,” which helps them skirt a law that would make them illegal.

This spring in the emergency room at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa, .Dr. Jeffrey J. Narmi could not believe what he was seeing.  There were people arriving at the emergency room so agitated, violent and psychotic that a small army of medical workers was needed to hold them down.

 

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