Counter Intelligence: Drink Booze to Cure Swine Flu

Russian gov't told soccer fans headed to Wales that booze cures flu

By Xana O'Neill
|  Tuesday, Aug 4, 2009  |  Updated 9:45 AM PDT
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Russian soccer fans were told by the government to drink whisky in order to fend off swine flu.

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Russian soccer fans were told by the government to drink whisky in order to fend off swine flu. Those who planned to travel to Wales for the World Cup qualifier next month were told by the government to "drink a lot of Welsh whisky as a form of disinfection" and that it "should cure all symptoms" of the flu.

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