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False COVID-19 Claims In US Consumer Health Market: Rampant With Forecast For More

Bogus Claims Riddled With Spelling And Grammar Errors, Too

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In addition to 45 businesses with varying levels of communication skills the FTC targeted in its latest batch of warnings about false advertising linked coronavirus, the FDA "sent hundreds of abuse complaints to domain name registrars and internet marketplaces" also linked to bogus COVID-19 claims.

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