Co-Founder of Wikipedia Offered Homeopathic Remedy by London Pharmacy

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia co-founder, was recently trying to buy some “soothing cough drops” from a pharmacy in London, but was instead offered a homeopathic remedy called “Oscillococcinum”. The chemist went on to describe the remedy — here’s what Jimmy has to say:

But he went on to give some "scientific" details - if I took Oscillococcinum it would disrupt the DNA of the virus before it could make me ill.

Well, that kind of lie is what makes me ill.