Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has caused a stir after recommending kerosene as a disinfectant. According to Duterte, people who can’t afford rubbing alcohol should go to a gas station for a drop of kerosene. In the video above, he makes it clear that it is not a joke.
The number of corona infections has risen sharply in the Philippines. More than 4,000 new cases were reported on Friday. More than 85,000 infections have already been reported in the country.