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The dubious business with Covid remedies

Covid test and herbal pills: Kits with self-tests and “Lianhua Qingwen” were distributed in Hong Kong.

When the authorities sealed off Shanghai, people soon complained about the breakdown in food supplies. But even though fresh vegetables and cooking oil were only delivered sporadically, all of the nearly 26 million residents received a herbal mixture of licorice roots and apricot seeds. “Lianhua Qingwen” (连花清瘟) is the name of the medicine. It is a remedy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

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