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Is palm oil a cure for Covid-19?

There is no scientific evidence that supports the claim that palm oil is a cure for Covid-19. According to the World Health Organization, “some Western, traditional or home remedies may provide comfort and alleviate the symptoms of Covid-19”, but there is “no evidence that current medicine can prevent or cure the disease”.

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