American Heart Association News: Beware the Coronavirus Quick Fix
XiaoYun Li/DigitalVision Vectors, Getty ImagesThere's no quick-fix for treating or preventing COVID-19, and you should be wary of any products that claim to do either. Some so-called remedies have already done great harm to scores of people.
TUESDAY, April 21, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Guidance from the federal government is straightforward: The best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is to avoid being exposed to the coronavirus. That guidance includes advice on how to disinfect your home, protect and stay away from others, and wash your hands.
What it doesn't include are any magic formulas, miracle cures, mom-knows-best remedies or "as-seen-on-TV" quick fixes.
Yet with traditional medicines and vaccines only beginning to undergo testing, surely there are some proven alternative treatments, maybe a vitamin supplement or a superfood, that will prevent or cure sickness from COVID-19 – right?