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COVID-19 Claims for OTC Intravenous Drips Found In Advertising On Both Sides Of Atlantic

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UK agency advises two medical spas to discontinue claims suggesting IV drips prevent or cure COVID-19. In separate rulings to the companies, ASA notes the UK MHRA says including COVID-19 in promotions would bring the IV drips under medicines regulation.

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