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Philippines DOH warns public against “steam inhalation” to prevent COVID-19

June 29, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) in the Philippines recently cautioned against the practice of “tuob” or steam inhalation with salt, lemon, and other ingredients,to prevent COVID-19 infection. Steam inhalation purportedly kills SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the deadly coronavirus disease. DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said there is no scientific evidence proving that inhalation of […]

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