Lucia Mendez cause controversy by giving “remedy” against the COVID-19


Lucíia Mendez

The actress and singer Lucia Mendez caused controversy after recommending a homemade remedy using water, lemon and baking soda to cope with the COVID-19.

The singer was interviewed on the program with Maxine Woodside in the program All to the woman, and hence, the protagonist of the soap opera “The strange return of Diana Salazar” explained that he saw an Internet video where a woman recommends a gargle of baking soda, vinegar and hot water to prevent contamination of COVID-19.

“If you don’t have vinegar, hot water with baking soda, lemon. When you swallow, it passes into the stomach and gastric juices destroy it and what you throw away… If you kill the bacteria (sic) in the throat, no longer passes to the lung,” said Lucia Mendez in the interview.

The actress noted that in the recording I saw, the woman who gives the recommendation gave negative in a test of COVID-19, after his partner had died because of the virus.

In social networks, Lucia Mendez caused controversy among users who shared the sentence which makes the recommendation of its remedy and compared with Cardi B.

However, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in recent days to the people about how dangerous it can be to ignore the home remedies. The international agency denied that any home remedy is effective to treat the coronavirus.