The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has warned Nigerians against drinking bleach to treat COVID-19.
This advise comes days after William Bryan, acting head of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, presented the results people government research that indicated Coronavirus seemed to weaken more quickly when exposed to sunlight and warmth. The study also claimed that bleach could kill the virus in saliva or respiratory fluids within five minutes and isopropanol could kill it even more quickly.
NCDC in an exceedingly post shared on its Twitter handle, warned Nigerians to not try and ingest bleach as Nigeria continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. The agency says ingesting bleach exposes an individual to health complications and even death.