Experts warn against 'miracle cure' for autism

Experts have warned to be aware of a toxic bleach-based liquid marketed as a 'miracle cure' for autism after two complaints were received by authorities in the last month.

Police in Kent and Thames Valley responded to two incidents involving Miracle Mineral Solution or Master Miracle Solution (MMS) which claims to 'cure' autism and illnesses such as HIV and cancer.

The product is sold by a US-based church Genesis II Church of Health and Healing run by former Scientologist Jim Humble and is said to cure everything by 'purging' the body.

But tests on the liquid found it was a 28% solution of sodium chlorite, equivalent to industrial-strength bleach.

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22nd December 2015
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