The director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County said the women disguised themselves with bonnets, gloves and glasses. It is not known how they managed to get their first doses.
The Federal Trade Commission issued warning letters to several companies that marketed an unproven drug to treat COVID-19. Sales of the nonapproved drug, thymosin alpha-1, were first reported by NPR.
The Small Business Administration had to quickly disburse coronavirus relief loans. But some of that may have been handed out to fraudsters, an agency report says.
An NPR investigation revealed a network of doctors marketing a non-FDA approved drug as a purported treatment for COVID-19. Now, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) is calling for federal enforcement.
Chlorine dioxide is a bleach-like cleaning agent and, if ingested, can have severe, adverse health effects, including death.
A loved one's health could depend on the truth if you get a call from a real contact tracer about your exposure to the coronavirus. But beware impostors who ask you for payment or to click on a link.
Federal law generally prohibits dietary supplements from claiming to treat specific diseases or viruses. Yet NPR found more than 100 products sold on Amazon that make unsubstantiated antiviral claims.