Mona's Musings : Too good to be true

【明報專訊】Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market has seen an explosion of novice disinfectants and products that claim to deflect and deflate the potentially fatal coronavirus. Anxiety might have driven people desperate to hold onto anything that gives them a sense of control over the mysterious virus. "Virus Shut Out" protection pendants have been proudly worn like superman's bullet-proof outfit, while "all-natural disinfectants" of any kind have been absolutely worshipped. Six months into the havoc wreaked by the pandemic, pseudo-scientific products around the world have filled a solid Wikipedia page dedicated to the topic.