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Ozone hole largest on record over past 3 years, new research finds

Contrary to public perception, the Antarctic ozone hole has been amongst the largest on record over…

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Teenage Romanian swimmer nicknamed 'Chlorine Daddy' became the youngest world-record holder since Michael Phelps

David Popovici of Romania looks like swimming's next big star, as his early records rival those of …

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A leader of a movement touting toxic bleach as a 'miracle' COVID-19 cure has been charged following a 5-year-old boy's death

Argentinian authorities charged Andreas Kalcker, a German national, with falsely promoting a type o…

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Local officials are reportedly worried chlorine suppliers are prioritizing swimming pools over drinking water in several US states

A shortage of chlorine has caused at least 10 water systems to apply for assistance under the EPA's…

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A dangerous movement hyping toxic bleach as a 'miracle cure' is more powerful than ever after exploiting the pandemic in Latin America

A bleach-drinking movement backed by politicians, crank medics, and local celebrities has been swee…

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Chlorine can kill germs on surfaces, but it's more effective at cleaning water- here's why chlorine is better off in your pool

Chlorine needs over 15 minutes to kill some viruses, which is why it is best used as a disinfectant…

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Facebook axed South American pages and groups promoting bleach as a COVID-19 cure after an Insider investigation

The group, Comusav, was using Facebook to push chlorine dioxide bleach as a COVID-19 treatment acro…

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An alternative health advocate who popularized drinking bleach as a COVID-19 cure in South America is under investigation after 2 deaths

A complaint was filed in Argentina against Kalcker after the death of a boy, 5, and a man, 50, who …

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Bolivia's new government is encouraging people to take toxic bleach as a cure for COVID-19, a victory for a months-long disinformation campaign

Bolivia's health minister, Edgar Pozo, endorsed so-called "Miracle Mineral Solution," a toxic and t…

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Bolivia's biggest political party promised to legalize a toxic bleach to treat COVID-19. After winning a landslide victory, there is nothing to stop it

The triumph of Bolivia's MAS party was hailed by socialists worldwide, but it also marked a triumph…

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Bolivians are drinking a toxic bleach, wrongly believing it will ward off COVID-19. Many end up in the hospital.

A Business Insider investigation has identified a network of controversial medics promoting toxic b…

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How an entire nation embraced toxic bleach as a COVID-19 miracle cure after a tide of misinformation that authorities couldn't counter

Bolivia is in chaos, and advocates of a toxic-bleach "miracle cure" have exploited the situation an…

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Taking toxic bleach MMS has killed 7 people in the US, Colombian prosecutors say — far more than previously known

Medical experts have long warned the substance can be fatal, but evidence of fatalities was not kno…

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Bolivia's senate approved 'miracle mineral solution' — a toxic bleach with no medical use — as a treatment for COVID-19

The substance, chlorine dioxide, is banned as a medical treatment in several countries but has beco…

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UK supermarkets promise to never sell chlorinated chicken in blow to a Brexit trade deal with Trump

Sainsbury's, The Co-op, and M&S joined Aldi and Waitrose in pledging to never stock chlorinated chi…

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The EU will tell Britain that it cannot have a trade deal unless it bans chlorinated chicken

"In other parts of the world abattoirs use chlorine or other chemicals to wash carcases - this is n…

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Chlorinated chicken: Surge in campaign donations from US poultry lobby as Trump pushes for Brexit trade deal with UK

Chuka Umunna, Liberal Democrat foreign affairs spokesperson, said: "We have already heard this week…

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