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COVID-19 can be cured by gargling with hot water.

There are no medicines or remedies which are proven to prevent or cure COVID-19.

There are no medicines or remedies which are proven to prevent or cure COVID-19.Drinking or gargling warm water can help with a sore throat, cold, and flu, but it will not protect against COVID-19 infection. Drinking hot water or hot liquids cannot change the actual body temperature. World Health Organisation (WHO) states that there is no evidence that drinking or gargling warm water flushes out the coronavirus. Although drinking an adequate amount of water every day is necessary to have good health and to prevent dehydration.

A vaccine for COVID-19 has not been discovered yet, and currently, several potential vaccines are at different stages of clinical trials across the world.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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