Fact-checked by: Chequeado

2020/07/27 | Argentina

FALSE: A post from the Russian Virology Center that recommends an alkaline diet to fight coronavirus.

Explanation: There is no evidence to support that consuming alkaline foods helps fight the virus that generates the disease COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) does not recommend the consumption of any specific food to combat the coronavirus. The pH values ​​(which defines the alkalinity or acidity) of the food in the post are incorrect.

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