Share on PinterestHydrogen peroxide can be used to disinfect wounds or even as an effective surface cleaner. But it should not be used as a way to treat or prevent COVID-19. Getty Images The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is responding to the trend of some people using asthma nebulizers to inhale hydrogen peroxide to treat or prevent COVID-19.This is the latest trend of health misinformation related to COVID-19. Experts say inhaling hydrogen peroxide could cause dangerous injury to your lungs.

No matter how often people are warned against following medical advice found on social media regarding COVID-19, it’s only a matter of time before some strange, new — and potentially dangerous — fad spreads.

This time, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

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