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Letter to BS: Rash decisions should not be taken to tackle Covid-19

Bleach and sunlight might kill the coronavirus on a park bench, but they are harmful to the body


Chlorine bleach is toxic. It can and does kill people who drink it. Bleach should not be injected or ingested

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It’s true that ultraviolet or UV rays can decrease the viability of viruses, including the new coronavirus, on surfaces but that doesn’t mean people with Covid-19 who expose themselves to UV light or sunlight that contains UV radiation will get rid of the infection. Looks like US President Donald Trump is so desperate to reopen the economy that he’s now suggesting that sunlight and ingesting disinfectants like Lysol could help cure coronavirus. It’s hilarious!

Sunlight has been the most discussed topic in the coronavirus battle. It is an excellent natural source of Vitamin D, which has many health benefits, including

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First Published: Apr 26 2020 | 8:29 PM IST

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