By Robert Preidt

HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, April nine, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A warning letter has been sent to a business promoting bogus and harmful chlorine dioxide goods for the prevention and procedure of COVID-19, the U.S. Foods and Drug Administration claims.

The fraudulent promises by the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing about its “Miracle Mineral Resolution” goods are in particular about in relation to children, who are at improved danger for hurt from consuming chlorine dioxide, in accordance to the Fda.

The joint warning letter from the Fda and the Federal Trade Fee gave the business forty eight hours to outline what it is accomplished to right the violations.

The Fda has previously warned people in opposition to obtaining or consuming chlorine dioxide goods bought online as health care therapies. Chlorine dioxide is a effective bleaching agent with major and likely life-threatening aspect consequences.

“Regardless of former warnings, the Fda is involved that we are nevertheless viewing chlorine dioxide goods currently being bought with deceptive promises that they are protected and productive for the procedure of ailments, now including COVID-19. The sale of these goods can jeopardize a person’s wellness and hold off good health care procedure,” said Fda commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn.

“We proceed to get action and hold up our initiatives to keep an eye on for fraudulent therapies throughout this community wellness unexpected emergency and remind the community to search for health care help from their wellness care vendors,” he included in an agency news launch.

Chlorine dioxide goods have not been revealed to be protected or productive for any use — including COVID-19. But Fda said they proceed to be bought as a solution for dealing with autism, most cancers, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and flu, amid other circumstances.

Fda has gained reviews of individuals suffering major problems just after consuming chlorine dioxide goods.

Those people problems incorporate respiratory failure modifications in the heart’s electrical activity that can bring about fatal abnormal rhythms life-threatening lower blood force brought on by dehydration acute liver failure lower blood mobile counts that call for blood transfusion as effectively as intense vomiting and diarrhea.

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Supply: U.S. Foods and Drug Administration, news launch, April eight, 2020



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