Jacksonville doctor: Do not use Betadine for treatment or prevention of COVID-19

Jacksonville doctor: Do not use Betadine for treatment or prevention of COVID-19

Ever since the pandemic began, people have been searching for at-home remedies to prevent COVID-19. And, while ordering veterinary doses of ivermectin has been a thing for a while, despite evidence showing it is not effective, people are now apparently shifting to gargling iodine and even using it as a nasal spray to help ward off the virus. A person who identifies themselves as an ER doctor on Twitter wrote the following alongside a photo of various vitamins: “Don’t get Covid. Prophylaxis is not that hard. Also nasal spray with a couple of drops betadine in it. And gargle with original Listerine.” (Bentadine, in case you’re not familiar with it, is a brand name for povidone iodine.) People in the comments had plenty of questions about how, exactly, to do …
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