Which item is flying off grocery store shelves in China after false rumors claim it’s a COVID remedy?
Jars of pickles
Canned peaches are selling like hotcakes across China. An unprecedented wave of COVID cases in China has prompted panic buying of canned yellow peaches across the country. The peaches are being frantically snapped up by Chinese shoppers, who erroneously believe that the peaches can treat the coronavirus. The sudden surge in popularity has prompted the Chinese state media to warn the public that canned peaches are not medication and cannot treat COVID-19. On some shopping platforms, the demand for canned peaches is rising so sharply that they are frequently labeled “out of stock.”
The correct answer is Canned peaches.