AJC: Officials say some Georgians treat COVID with bleach-like cleaner

AJC: Officials say some Georgians treat COVID with bleach-like cleaner. “Chlorine dioxide products have not been shown to be safe and effective for any use. The governor’s office said products are being marketed under various names: Aqueous Chlorine Dioxide, CDS, Master Mineral Solution, Miracle Mineral Solution, MSS, Water Purification Solution and others. Health officials said taking chlorine dioxide products can lead to respiratory failure, fatal abnormal heart rhythms, life-threatening low blood pressure, liver failure, low blood cell counts, and severe vomiting and diarrhea.”

One-Third of Surveyed Americans Used Bleach for COVID-19 Prevention: CDC Report (Daily Beast)

Daily Beast: One-Third of Surveyed Americans Used Bleach for COVID-19 Prevention: CDC Report. “A federal survey found that one-third of respondents ‘engaged in non-recommended high-risk practices’ involving bleach and household cleaners “with the intent of preventing” COVID-19 transmission. The new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, released on Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the practices included using ‘bleach on food products, applying household cleaning and disinfectant products to skin, and inhaling or ingesting cleaners and disinfectants,’ according to the report.”

Revealed: leader of group peddling bleach as coronavirus ‘cure’ wrote to Trump this week (The Guardian)

The Guardian: Revealed: leader of group peddling bleach as coronavirus ‘cure’ wrote to Trump this week. “The leader of the most prominent group in the US peddling potentially lethal industrial bleach as a ‘miracle cure’ for coronavirus wrote to Donald Trump at the White House this week. In his letter, Mark Grenon told Trump that chlorine dioxide – a powerful bleach used in industrial processes such as textile manufacturing that can have fatal side-effects when drunk – is ‘a wonderful detox that can kill 99% of the pathogens in the body’. He added that it ‘an rid the body of Covid-19’.”