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Cancer cure claims in Colombia’s (pseudo) science ministry

We’re covering today the controversy around Colombia’s science minister – who claimed to have found a way to treat cancer. The brawls between Jair Bolsonaro and state governors. And the battle for control over the House.

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An unlikely cure for cancer straight from Colombia’s science minister

Mycologist Mabel Torres, the head of Colombia’s first science agency, claims to have created a fungal extract that can treat cancer. She describes it as being “like tea” and says the brew led several people to enter into remission after a...

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