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Coronavirus: EU Commission intensifies work on all fronts to prevent scams and protect consumers online

Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has been committed to protecting consumers online. In this context, the Commission has recently started coordinating a screening (‘sweep’) of online platforms and advertisements to check that consumers in the EU are not being subjected to content promoting false claims or scam products. These checks […]

Coronavirus FDA Q&A for Consumers

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The FDA is working to address the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and keep you and your family informed on the latest developments. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions from consumers about possible treatments and Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs): Q. Can disinfectant sprays or wipes be used on my skin, injected, inhaled, or ingested, […]

COVID-19: Firmer action needed to better protect consumers

Authorities need to do more to monitor and act on unfair business practices and criminal activities exploiting fears over the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has opened the floodgates of unfair, misleading and abusive business practices, hitting consumers hard and leaving the most vulnerable ones more disadvantaged. Cases of price gouging for essential hygiene consumer […]