Fact-checked by: PolitiFact

2020/04/24 | United States

FALSE: “Ultraviolet Radiation is administered into the body as a disinfectant to kill bacteria and viruses and this has been used for a while now.”

Explanation: Health experts say there is no evidence that injecting ultraviolet light into the body would kill viruses like the novel coronavirus. There is no scientific evidence to support alternative health treatments like ultraviolet blood irradiation.

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