Florida county commissioner says during meeting that blow dryer up nose kills coronavirus

Bryant Culpepper
Bryant Culpepper

A Florida area magistrate faced blowback in the wake of spreading an exposed case at a crisis open gathering that staying an explode dryer your nose can slaughter the coronavirus.

“This sounds really goofy – and it did to me too — but it works,” Okeechobee County Commissioner Bryant Culpepper said at the meeting Friday.

Okeechobee County Commission meeting Friday. Bryant Culpepper is third from left.

“The answer was, you use a blow dryer,” he said, according to the New York Post. “You hold a blow dryer up to your face and you inhale with your nose and it kills all the viruses in your nose.”

“Sometimes, the cures for some of these diseases are very simple.”

The gathering was called so Okeechobee County authorities could brief Culpepper and the other chosen chiefs on the province’s reaction to the coronavirus pandemic.

Video of the meeting shows Tiffany Collins of the Okeechobee County Health Department responding immediately after Culpepper speaks, saying: “There is lots of misinformation out there.”

Collins asked inhabitants to depend on the exhortation of their own primary care physicians and not something they see on the web.

Okeechobee County Commissioner Bryant Culpepper (Okeechobee County Commission)

Culpepper on Sunday apologized on Facebook for irate trades he had with online pundits just as the “humiliation” he caused his kindred chiefs and staff, the Post announced.

“I will not offer any more suggestions unless they are tried and proven,” he said, according to the paper.

On Friday, the Associated Press assessed the case that utilizing a blow dryer to shoot sight-seeing into your sinuses to kill the coronavirus as bogus—and hazardous.

“False! Please don’t. Our nose carries bacteria, as part of normal flora. Those bacteria may get confused,” Faheem Younus, who specializes in infectious diseases at the University of Maryland, in a tweet knocking down the false claim, according to the AP.

Dr. Jen Caudle, a family doctor and partner educator at Rowan University in New Jersey told the AP that “depending on how hot the blow dryer gets, I would be concerned with some adverse effects.”

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