Identifying Coronavirus Scams
Researchers are continuing to their best efforts in developing a coronavirus vaccine. This vaccine, however, may not be ready for months, or maybe even years. With that being said, scammers are aggressively pushing a variety of products they falsely claim help prevent, treat or cure the virus, which has killed thousands of people worldwide and uprooted many elements of American life in recent weeks. Products range from supplements to essential oils, teas to toothpastes.
In fact, there are so many more reported coronavirus scams out there we’ve compiled a list of known scams to be on the lookout for. Check back often for updates. And if there is a product or company you think should be added to the list, let us know here.
- Vital Silver (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- Quinessence Aromatherapy Ltd. (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- N-ergetics (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- GuruNanda, LLC (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- Vivify Holistic Clinic (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- Herbal Amy LLC (FTC/FDA warning letter)
- Superblue toothpaste
- Melaleuca CEO’s tweet
- Some air purifiers
Similarly, check out the CDC’s suggestions if you’re If you’re looking for ways to protect yourself, and others, from COVID-19.
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