Baseless COVID-19 cure-alls rampant in Malaysia despite authorities’ warning

PETALING JAYA — Despite the health ministry’s warning, false information on Covid-19 and bogus remedies for the disease remain rampant in Malaysia.

Herbs, healing oils, honey and home-made concoctions – these are some of the “preventive medicines” being talked about among Malaysians.

The Sabah state, which consistently recorded four-figure cases in Malaysia’s third wave of Covid-19 infections, seems to be also a hotspot for baseless homemade cures and remedies.

Covid-19 patients said they are often bombarded with misinformation on how to treat the virus, ranging from a concoction of water with sliced lemon and garlic cloves to drinking a local distilled rice wine called mo…

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