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The Wall Street Journal Shares Mouthwash Makers Claim They Can Slow Covid-19 Spread – True or False?
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By: Dr John Andersen, DBA - The Periogen Company. Recently the Wall Street Journal had an article on the potential of mouthwash slowing the spread of Covid-19: https://www.wsj.com/articles/gargling-could-slow-covid-19-spread-mouthwash-makers-say-11607769000, I was happy to see oral care make the headlines in the WSJ and recognition that a healthy mouth can contribute to our overall well-being. This is so often overlooked to the detriment of many. However, the implications to the reader from this story is that the cetylpyridinium chloride, or CPC containing mouthwash can have a substantiative impact on SARS-CoV-2 (Covid ) which in actual practice is only partly true. Use of antiseptic...