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There are no supplements proven to treat or prevent COVID-19

In the FTC’s latest case targeting fake COVID-19 claims, the agency took action against Margrett Priest Lewis and the company she founded and manages, Precision Patient Outcomes, Inc. (PPO). Lewis and PPO claimed their dietary supplements, branded as COVID Resist and VIRUS Resist, could treat, prevent, or mitigate COVID-19, and that scientific evidence supported their claims. But the complaint says Lewis and PPO don’t have scientific evidence to back up their treatment, prevention, or mitigation claims. 

There are no supplements proven to treat or prevent COVID-19.

When it comes to fighting COVID-19 and spotting unsupported treatment claims:

  • Always talk with your doctor or healthcare professional before you try any product claiming to treat, prevent, or cure COVID-19.
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ed johnson
January 24, 2023

good job !

Frank P.
January 24, 2023

Shouldn’t it have been written as follows: “FTC quashes company’s claims…”?
Thank you.

January 24, 2023

I'm not sure who's t he fraud - the FTC or a dietary supplement. Let the people decide for the themselves!

January 24, 2023

I'm not sure who's the fraud - the FTC or the someone making vitamins. Let the people decide for themselves!

January 24, 2023

This article is so far below the minimal threshold required of a valid and truthful scientific or medical report. No proof. No research backing up this claim.

The powerful upper ranks of the FTC is in someones pocket.

Johr Sens
February 15, 2023

Huh.... still zero comments. Must be zero comments of which you approve. Maybe when you target Pfizer and Moderna for their false claims and damaging side effects you can recapture the trust of the public.

Melvin Pendley
February 15, 2023

Dear webmaster, Your posts are always well-structured and logical.