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COVID-19 Therapeutic Misinformation and Toxicological Consequences
  • Mohammad Amrollahi-Sharifabadi
Mohammad Amrollahi-Sharifabadi
Lorestan University Veterinary Faculty

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The new coronavirus pandemic alarmed the world. Misinformation regarding prevention and treatment for safeguarding against this pandemic seemed to be life-threatening along with the spreading pandemic. Public health authorities in the world tried to battle this virtual virus by offering true information and correcting misinformation. However, the public misinformation through social media caused toxicological consequences in some parts of the world which provoked awareness, response, and concern of the public health authorities including the FDA and toxicology community. On the other hand, finding new strategies for the prevention and treatment of the coronavirus again stress the roles of public education about true drug information. Hundreds of chemicals were/are being tested to be prophylactic medications or healing drugs for the coronavirus. Therefore, spread accurate information and edit misinformation can be crucial. This essay is going to bring the attention of misinformation regarding prevention and treatment for safeguarding against the COVID-19 pandemic and its toxicological consequences and the need for public education toward appropriate use of therapies.