Fact-checked by: Rappler

2020/03/25 | Philippines

False: A claim on Facebook that began to circulate around Wednesday, 3/25/20, says putting a peeled onion in any room can remove “all viruses and bacteria including coronavirus.”

Explanation: Putting peeled onions in a room will not prevent COVID-19 or a coronavirus infection, according to the National Onion Association (NOA) in the US. There are no official cures or vaccines for COVID-19, according to the WHO as of 3/31/20, though there are cures and vaccines undergoing testing.

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This false claim originated from: Facebook

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