Feds Warn Merchants Not Make Coronavirus Treatment Claims

  • FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn at a news conference on the coronavirus outbreak at the White House on March 19.
  • Health scams are popping up as the coronavirus health crisis grows around the country, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission.
  • The agencies warn about the proliferation of fraudulent products that claim to test for coronavirus and prevent or cure COVID-19.
  • The list of manufacturers who have received FDA warning letters include: Vital Silver, Quinessence Aromatherapy Ltd., Xephyr, LLC doing business as N-Ergetics, GuruNanda, LLC, Vivify Holistic Clinic, Herbal Amy LLC and The Jim Bakker Show.

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