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Sri Lanka Minister who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive

Discussion in 'Religious News' started by danieldemol, Jan 24, 2021.

  1. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    Sri Lanka Minister who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive

    'Ms Wanniarachchi is the fourth minister to test positive. A junior minister, who also took the potion, tested positive earlier this week.

    The health minister had publicly consumed and endorsed the syrup as a way of stopping the spread of the virus. The shaman who invented the syrup, which contains honey and nutmeg, said the recipe was given to him in a visionary dream.

    Doctors in the country have quashed claims the herbal syrup works, but AFP news agency reports thousands have travelled to a village to obtain it.'

    Read more here: Sri Lanka Minister who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive
     
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  2. Altfish

    Altfish Veteran Member

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  3. Mock Turtle

    Mock Turtle Asinine, socialist-leaning, puerile filth
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    Syrup or bleach? Difficult one that. :oops:
     
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  4. Subduction Zone

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    Oh wait . . . you mean that they wanted to avoid the virus? HEY GUYS!!! GUYS!!!! Shut down the production line. We are making the wrong syrup!
     
  5. Vinayaka

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    These kinds of stories make me wonder what the real Corona impact is on the third world. I highly suspect much of it goes unreported, not due to a purposeful action, but due to lack of resources.

    This kind of wilful ignorance can be found in many places, including large pockets of ignorance in 'developed' countries.
     
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  6. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    Damm. I was so hoping for the pancakes to follow.
     
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  7. exchemist

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    I suppose the one good thing is that most of the third world has a relatively young population without too much obesity. So they may get away without a huge death toll. I have been struck by the stories we have seen in the British press of younger people who have been made very ill by it.Where photos are provided, they are nearly always grossly overweight.

    But you are right: even in developed countries the degree of misinformation is vast.
     
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    Especially since obesity also increases your chances of a poor outcome.;)
     
  9. Vinayaka

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    Obesity is a world health problem. Sugar is poison.
     
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