Stephen S. Morse

Professor, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Expertise: Epidemiology, Infectious diseases, Virology

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Triple antibiotic cream or gel cannot prevent the flu, may also worsen antibiotic resistance due to indiscriminate use

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"Swabbing nostrils with triple antibiotic cream or gel will prevent the flu"

SOURCE: Facebook user, Facebook

Published: 09 Jan 2020

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