Fact-checked by: Estadão Verifica

2020/03/31 | Brazil

FALSE: Lemon and bicarbonate heal COVID-19.

Explanation: According to the WHO and the Ministry of Health, a cure or treatment is yet to be found. Still, a specialist told us that consuming too much bicarbonate can be detrimental for people with cardiovascular diseases.

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